Cryptocurrency crept into Africa with a stealth that fueled ignorance of its application. For many, it became, and still is, a get-rich-quick scheme that saw financial earnings burn in cryptocurrency-related investment scams. This has left Africans with a distaste for crypto and blockchain.
But beyond promises of immense wealth, blockchain and cryptocurrencies can help revolutionise Africa. From financial inclusion to unified databases, credible elections, access to credit facilities and budget tracking, blockchain may just be the magic technology we seek.
In this session, experts will be talking about the application of these technologies and its future in Africa.