Tag: ghana

Apr 27 2022

Who And Why Received The 5 BTC In Grants From The Human Rights Foundation?

For the second quarter of 2012, the Human Rights Foundation’s Bitcoin Development Fund distributed 500 million satoshis in grants. The receiving projects came from “Cuba, Turkey, Pakistan, Ghana, Venezuela, Burma, and beyond,” according to Chief Strategy Officer Alex Gladstein. In this round, the Human Rights Foundation focused on “Bitcoin software development, community building, censorship monitoring, translation and design.”...

Mar 16 2022

Ghana Plans To Launch CBDC, Inclusiveness A Major Factor

Mar 16 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  cbdc crypto news ecedi ghana ghana cbdc

The Central Bank of Ghana has stated that inclusivity will be a major feature in its planned digital currency, the eCedi, and that the money will be made available to those who do not have a bank account or even internet access. The bank proposed the usage of hardware wallets and other devices with the eCedi in a released design document. Ghana Plans...

Ghana Proposes Hardware Wallets To Support New Digital Currency

The Central Bank of Ghana said inclusiveness would be a major factor for its upcoming digital currency, the eCedi, and will attempt to bring the currency to citizens without a bank account, or even internet access. In a design paper released on Tuesday, the bank proposed the use of hardware wallets and other devices for...

Jul 12 2021

Jun 30 2021

Will An African Country Be The Next To Adopt Bitcoin?

The continent is ripe for the opportunity of embracing the interconnecting digital economy of Bitcoin.With El Salvador becoming the first country to give legal tender status to bitcoin, it begs the question: should African countries follow suit? After June 8, we can say that the world entered the “nation state...

Nov 10 2020

West African Program Will Store Weather Data on Telos Blockchain

Nov 10 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  africa blockchain technology data ghana news

Telokanda, a collaboration between Telos and open-source weather tech company Kanda in West Africa hopes to engage local communities in collecting and sharing weather data on the Telos public blockchain. -

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