Africa’s first blockchain protocol re-imagines digital assets’ future

May 23, 2018 10:47 am0 comments
South African blockchain and cryptocurrency co-founders, Riccardo Spagni, Naveen Jain and Dan Teree

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – A CONSORTIUM co-founded by South African blockchain and cryptocurrency expert, Riccardo Spagni, has announced a new open source blockchain protocol specifically for digital assets. Tari, as the protocol is called, has the backing some of Silicon Valley’s leading venture capital funds, and is set to redefine […]

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Connectivity solutions bring farming into 21st century

May 17, 2018 5:43 pm0 comments
Farming

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – CUSTOMISED internet of things (IoT) has been identified as the solution to the growing trend of livestock theft and provide farmers with tools enabling them conserve water without compromising productivity. This has emerged from the National Maize Producers’ Organisation (NAMPO), a significant annual gathering of […]

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ICT investment, partnership key to fuelling Africa’s digital growth

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LI PENG President: Huawei Southern Africa Region

By LI PENG President: Huawei Southern Africa Region RAPID advancements in information communications technologies (ICT) over the past 20 years have substantially altered the ways in which people live, work, play and interact with one another. The World Bank’s World Development Report shows that ICT has a positive effect on […]

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