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Blockbuild.africa is a foremost media platform that is dedicated to supporting Africa’s flourishing blockchain ecosystem. Our aim is to educate and amplify the adoption of blockchain technology in every system and structure across Africa.
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What is Bitcoin S2F (Stock-to-Flow)?

According to the S2F, or Stock to Flow in full, model, the cost of bitcoin is determined by its unavailability.

Bitcoin’s price should keep rising since the halving guarantee that it becomes ever more in demand.

To begin an investment in cryptocurrencies can be very challenging because virtual currencies are pretty unpredictable, making it challenging…

https://blockbuild.africa/what-is-bitcoin-s2f-stock-to-flow/
How Blockchain drives Decentralized Storage

Records of our activities can be kept on cloud servers, which can save anything from professional documents to personal data from our smartphones.

Our activities are made easier by this answer at first look, but hidden beneath the comfort and thorough customer service are some unexpected dangers.

Centralized data storage has increased speed, availability, and…

https://blockbuild.africa/how-blockchain-drives-decentralized-storage/
Meta, Others to launch Metaverse Standards Forum

An association to support the development of open standards for metaverse technology is set to get launched by Meta, Microsoft, and 31 additional businesses.

The organization, known as the Metaverse Standards Forum, will concentrate on creating standards to make all the online metaverses compatible, eventually allowing these worlds to connect.

Even if the metaverse is…

https://blockbuild.africa/meta-others-to-launch-metaverse-standards-forum/
SA’s Blockchain Platform Xago introduces $XGB Stablecoin

With its stable coin $XGB, which is pegged 1:1 to the British pound, South African blockchain-based money transfer business Xago has expressed support for the pound.

To leverage the potential of mobile, retail networks, and blockchain technology to revolutionize the payments sector, particularly in Africa, Mark Chirnside, Jurgen Kuhnel, and Sonya Kuhnel created Xago Technologies…

https://blockbuild.africa/sas-blockchain-xago-introduces-xgb-stablecoin/
Nigerians are the Highest Crypto Holders in Africa – Triple-A

Triple-A, a platform that offers blockchain technology and crypto solutions, put together this research.

Despite government limitations on the business, the research claims that 13 million Nigerians own crypto assets in the nation.

Other nations mentioned on the list included Kenya, which is thought to have 4.5 million cryptocurrency users, South Africa, which has over…

https://blockbuild.africa/nigerians-highest-crypto-holders-africa-triple-a/
The University of Namibia sets to offer 2nd Degree Program in Blockchain

According to Samuel Nuungulu, the head of the university’s IT department, a higher education facility in Namibia called the University of Namibia (UNAM) plans to start teaching a course in blockchain technology in 2024.

The M.Sc. in blockchain technology steering committee chair, Nuungulu, told a news outlet that UNAM intends to “set the groundwork for…

https://blockbuild.africa/university-namibia-2nd-degree-program-blockchain/
NASD OTC Securities to announce New Digital Securities Platform

Nigeria NASD OTC Securities has stated that it will work with two blockchain product businesses to start a new Digital Securities Platform (N-DSP) in the near future.

According to a statement from NASD, the current announcement of the Securities & Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Digital Asset Rulebook has made this introduction feasible.

This announcement comes after…

https://blockbuild.africa/nasd-otc-securities-digital-securities-platform/
eNaira Hackathon Registration opens Today

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) claims to be looking for creative approaches to increase the use of the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).

This was said by CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele while attending the eNaira Hackathon this year. The program, which is scheduled for August 4, 2022, brings together innovators from throughout Africa to…

https://blockbuild.africa/enaira-hackathon-registration-opens-today/
Blockchain Gaming and the Metaverse

Gaming is taking a new shape, this is because developers of video games are introducing new dimensions of engagement into the user experience.

Games are even beginning to refer to themselves as “metaverses” as we move closer to the metaverse age, a new stage of the digital experience.

With video game firms pouring money on…

https://blockbuild.africa/blockchain-gaming-and-the-metaverse/
Morocco is Working on Crypto Regulation Framework Bill – Report

The fact that many African nations do not allow cryptocurrency transactions, and many have outright outlawed virtual currency is no longer news.

While this is going on, Morocco is one of the nations that is beginning to recognize the potential of cryptocurrencies.

According to reports, Bank Al-Maghrib (BAM) governor Abdellatif Jouahri is collaborating with a…

https://blockbuild.africa/morocco-crypto-regulation-framework-bill-report/
CAR President invites Global Community Project Sango Genesis Event

Faustin-Archange Touadéra, the president of the Central African Republic (CAR), invited everyone to a genesis event for Project Sango Genesis through a tweet.

When referring to the beginning of a particular project or technology, the term “genesis” is frequently used in the cryptosphere.

Keep in mind that the first block a cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin, ever…

https://blockbuild.africa/car-president-global-community-sango-genesis/
Xend Finance hits 100k Users

A leading Decentralized Finance (DeFi) company in Africa, Xend Finance, has announced that the number of customers on its savings platform has surpassed 100,000. Additionally, it has stated that the site is now open to savings made in local currencies in Kenyan Shillings (KES) Ghanaian Cedis (GES).

Additionally, users will be able to easily exchange…

https://blockbuild.africa/xend-finance-hits-100k-users/
eBay joins the Metaverse Race

On July 28, license trademark attorney Michael Kondoudis stated via Twitter that eBay had submitted a trademark application pertaining to NFT exchanges and NFT trading, virtual goods markets, and online shops selling both actual and virtual items.

American global e-commerce corporation, eBay Inc. The headquarters of this business is in San Jose, California.

Through its…

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Mid-level Awareness & Crypto Education Event “Crypto Made Easy” to debut in Enugu

The blockchain and crypto space has grown tremendously into a global ecosystem of innovations and novel opportunities.

However, a plethora of regions around the world, especially in Africa are yet to understand the basics of crypto. Hence, the need to spread crypto awareness can not be ignored.

Several initiatives across continents are stemming from the…

https://blockbuild.africa/education-event-crypto-made-easy-debut-enugu/
Want to expand your Crypto Network? Attend Crypto BootCamp Community Meet & Greet Event

Networking has become an indispensable tool for every industry’s growth and the blockchain sector is no exception.

Networking bridges the gap between enthusiasts and top industry players that can help supercharge their careers. For individuals seeking a platform that helps them connect with like-minded people in the blockchain and crypto industry, “Crypto Meet And Greet”…

https://blockbuild.africa/network-crypto-bootcamp-community-meet-greet/
4 Blockchain-based Social Media Platforms

Blockchain Social media refers to decentralized networking platforms based on blockchain protocols and platforms that permit the creation of applications and smart contracts.

Steem, Ethereum and Stellar are a few of the blockchain technologies that help the creation of social media DApps.

Blockchain social media networks lack a centralized proprietary authority controlling all data because…

https://blockbuild.africa/4-blockchain-based-social-media-platforms/
Binance names Italian Senegalese Khaby Lame as Brand Ambassador

Binance has partnered with Khaby Lame, the Italian Senegalese creator who grew to fame through his viral TikTok videos, to join as a global brand ambassador.

As the blockchain ecosystem behind the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance will partner with Khaby to increase Web3 awareness and adoption.

Khaby became a sensation for his spin on…

https://blockbuild.africa/binance-senegalese-khaby-lame-brand-ambassador/
eNaira is Now a Payment Alternative on Remita

Nigeria’s digital currency, the eNaira, has been included in Remita Payment Services Limited’s (RPSL) platform’s list of available payment methods.

Remita’s managing director, DeRemi Atanda, revealed the development in a release, saying it was a result of the company’s attempts to make regular payments to its clients simpler.

According to Atanda, the platform’s advances are…

https://blockbuild.africa/enaira-is-now-a-payment-alternative-on-remita/
Apply for Decentralized Umoja Algorand Bounty Hack 3

A call for applications for the third iteration of the decentralized Umoja Algorand Bounty Hack has been released by the Algorand Foundation, Reach, and Africa Blockchain Alliance.

This comes after the first and second Decentralized Umoja Algorand Bounty Hacks were successful.

In keeping with its commitment to promoting blockchain education on the African continent, the…

https://blockbuild.africa/apply-decentralized-umoja-algorand-bounty-hack-3/
Web3 vs Web5

Blockchain startups are vying for a piece of the decentralized internet pie on Web3. Meanwhile, Jack Dorsey, the previous owner of the massive social media platform Twitter, is taking Web3 to the next stage by establishing Web5, a blend of Web3 and Web2.

While web3 is a notion for a new version of the Worldwide…

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