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mCoin: The First Cryptocurrency that Needs no Internet Access Released

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Blockchain Africa Conference 2018

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2018 Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS)

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My Story Magazine focuses on telling the stories of entrepreneurs across Africa and ultimately giving people an opportunity to tap into the brains and experience of business leaders, start-up entrepreneurs, technical leaders etc, to learn their strategies, what motivates them and all the challenges they faced and/or keep facing in the path they chose. By …

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Louise Williamson the local social entrepreneur was named the winner, in the education category, of the African Entrepreneurship Awards held in Casablanca, Morocco in December 2017 for her pioneering invention – Mashesha Stoves. Williamson has won a number of awards for the clean-cooking practical stoves. The AEA competition received more than 5000 entries from across …

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The South African life insurance industry is seen as one of the most innovative life cover sectors in the world. There are major technological developments on the international front that offer our industry the opportunity to cement its global status and to match individual needs. Some of these innovations are already driving change in the …

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Google has integrated M-Pesa as a form of payment into its app store making it easier for Kenyans to make purchases. The payment option has been available to users since Monday and it makes Google Play one of the first among global e-commerce sites to adapt to mobile money. Previously, customers could only pay using …

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By 2050, the African population is expected to more than double. About two-hundred million Africans are aged between 15 and 24, which makes the continent the youngest one on earth. An encouraging finding is that African entrepreneurs are emerging trying to change the prospect of trade in their countries. Entrepreneurship initiatives Entrepreneurship is flourishing in …

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On February 20 2018 Onem announced the launch of a new cryptocurrency called mCoin. mCoin is a unique first of a kind inclusive cryptocurrency, that makes it possible for the 3 billion people around the world who don’t have access to the Internet to take advantage of new kinds of services tied to blockchain technology and it …

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Africa has always been and will continue to be a dynamic landscape, from both a physical and a human geography perspective. While in the past the continent’s rich resources were used for the advantage of others, the time is now for Africa to move into a new era of self-sufficiency born out of increased trade. …

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Africa now collects about $500 billion in tax revenue every year, $50 billion in foreign aid, $60 billion in remittances, and $60 billion in FDI inflows. More than $100 trillion is managed by institutional investors and commercial banks globally, [and as such] African countries seeking financial resources now have a wide variety of options, well …

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The African Union has launched the long-awaited “Single African Sky” initiative, aimed at opening up the continent’s fragmented airspace. It also hopes to ratify and operationalise its ambitious Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) initiative in March, and implement it by the end of 2018. This would mean unifying its existing regional economic blocs – all …

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Telecommunications giant MTN is expected to do a public offer to issue 35 percent of its shares to the Ghanaian public by the end of the first quarter of 2018. MTN commenced moves to list on the Ghana Stock Exchange, GSE, in 2016, as part of conditions under which it secured the 4G license in …

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