Crypto in Africa
Crypto in Africa

Crypto in Africa

Crypto in Africa explores the burgeoning journey and future of cryptocurrency across Africa.

Did the recent Crypto Crash affect my favourite Publish0x Authors?

23 May 2021 2 minute read 3 comments Scopeman

It has certainly been a very trying and intense past couple of weeks for all cryptocurrency inclined people and enthusiasts the world over. The jury is still out on what caused this recent crash, however, its impact has been far reaching and very rea...

Demystifying Success - How Your Brain is as Good as the Best

9 May 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Scopeman

Growing up, in high school, I remember how my father would say that the best student didn’t have two heads, that all the student did was study hard and prepare well for exams. I was not a bad student academically; on the contrary, I was actually quit...

The Confusing State of Cryptocurrency in Nigeria as local business announces Bitcoin as a mode of payment amidst crypto ban in the country

27 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Scopeman

I have written severally on the cryptocurrency situation in Nigeria, since a memo was released by the country’s central bank which consequently impacted crypto exchanges in Nigeria and forced majority of transactions to go ‘dark’ by way of P2P (peer-...

Of Losses and Learning, how Stormgain is teaching me vital things about Crypto Trading

26 Apr 2021 3 minute read 2 comments Scopeman

I don't know why the thought of trading makes me think of a wild animal, like a tiger, escaping from its enclosed area - you just can't predict what will happen next. Will it go on rampage, devouring everything in its path; or will it go into hiding...

Imagine the possibility of a Crypto powered Africa

19 Apr 2021 3 minute read 2 comments Scopeman

A year of uncertainty combined with a lack of opportunity and adequate effort by their various governments, led to an uptick in cryptocurrency adoption by Africa’s youth. You think it is hard to get young people to agree on something? Try pushing the...

The Interesting Story of how I created my first NFT on Mintable

8 Apr 2021 2 minute read 1 comment Scopeman

There is no way I can say that I am a pro with regards to cryptocurrency, blockchain, and the general system and workings of that entire ecosystem. At the least I am fascinated by the activities and trends, and at best I am a cautious explorer of the...

Luno urges its Nigerian users to stay hopeful in latest update

1 Apr 2021 1 minute read 3 comments Scopeman

It's been almost two (2) months since the Central Bank of Nigeria issued a circular that prohibited the sending and receiving of cryptocurrency from exchanges in the country. In no small way this dealt a blow to the ways people, especially young Nige...

What does a Cryptocurrency, Social Enterprise and City have in common - Akon City

24 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Scopeman

Musician, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Akon, took to Twitter over a year ago to announce that he had “finalized agreement for AKON CITY in Senegal.” The city, estimated to cost around $6 Billion, is reported to be built on a 2,000-acre land that...

Searching for possibilities and more with PreSearch

23 Mar 2021 2 minute read 1 comment Scopeman

Technology rules the world now, there is no question about that. With the ever-growing impact and influence technology – especially digital technology – now has on human existence, there is reason to worry about how much power we are yielding to tech...

The Interesting Story of how my Journey into Cryptocurrency began

9 Mar 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Scopeman

I first heard of cryptocurrency back in 2016. It was quite a new concept to a lot of us on the African continent at the time. I was working in the communications department of a tech company and I remember some young programmers at the office trying...