Category: Africa

Nexo and Amber Group executives claim ‘exponential’ growth in crypto institutional investment

Nexo and Amber Group executives claim ‘exponential’ growth in crypto institutional investment

During the 8th edition of the Blockchain Africa Conference 2022, Cointelegraph’s editor-in-chief Kristina Lucrezia Cornèr moderated a virtual panel titled “Cryptocurrency Institutional Investment: Increasing Returns and Improving Diversification.” Panelists Kalin Metodiev, co-founder and managing partner at Nexo, and Dimitrios Kavvathas, chief strategy officer at Amber Group, focused on the opportunities that institutional investors perceive in the […]

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Blockchain-based internet company 3air abandons Cardano for SKALE network

Blockchain-based internet company 3air abandons Cardano for SKALE network

A dearth of Haskell developers on Cardano prompted 3air to switch over to a more Ethereum-friendly environment. 409 Total views 3 Total shares Africa-focused blockchain internet company 3air has officially abandoned the Cardano blockchain in favor of SKALE, a network powered by Ethereum, after reporting a “massive talent shortage” for Haskell developers.  The skillset for […]

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Zimbabwe minister signals CBDC interest amid Bitcoin adoption rumors

Zimbabwe minister signals CBDC interest amid Bitcoin adoption rumors

Minister Monica Mutsvangwa clarified that Zimbabwe is not considering the adoption of cryptocurrencies or Bitcoin. 2667 Total views 46 Total shares Zimbabwe’s minister of information publicly dismissed ongoing rumors about the country considering the adoption of cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin (BTC). Rather, Minister Monica Mutsvangwa clarified that the government of Zimbabwe is keen to experiment with […]

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