From consoles to smartphones, Africa’s growing, tech-savvy population is driving significant growth in the multi-million dollar gaming industry as increased adoption of digital currencies and blockchain technology takes African gaming to the next level.
An online storm over the local sourcing of potato chips for fast food outlets like Kentucky Fried Chicken has opened up a hot debate over the sourcing of local raw materials by local and foreign companies operating on the continent.
Six countries in Africa are being targeted by a tech investor as the most likely to tap into multi-billion dollar blockchain markets to fix challenges in key sectors like finance, agriculture and health.
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Kenyans are trading cryptocurrencies directly with each other ("peer to peer transactions" or P2P) more than elsewhere in the world. Residents of other African countries are also jumping at the opportunity to cushion remittances and cross-border businesses from costly transfer fees and the risks of weakening currencies.