Steve Kaaru

Steve Kaaru

Steve Kaaru

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Steve is a cryptocurrency enthusiast with knowledge and experience that spans three years and is fascinated by the prospect of a decentralized world in which everyone is equal.
  • RideSafe Uses Blockchain Tech To Save Kenyan Motorists

    How Kenya’s RideSafe Is Saving Lives With Blockchain Technology

    It’s a chilly Monday morning on the streets of Nairobi. The city is a beehive of activity as everyone hurriedly makes their way to work and school. While in New York, London or many other major cities everyone would be getting a cab, it’s a little different here. The most dominant form of transport over

    Technology

  • How paxful is changing the game in Africa

    How A Homeless New Yorker Helped Launch Africa’s Crypto Revolution

    I have attended a number of cryptocurrency events, where I usually interact with cryptocurrency and blockchain enthusiasts who have been in the industry for quite some time. Only once have I been to an event where everyone was new to crypto. It was a Paxful Campus Tour, one in a series of events organized by

    Business

  • sending crypto while offline Africa's connectivity problem

    Sending Crypto While Offline: Solving Africa’s Connectivity Challenge

    Africa has come a long way in technology and connectivity. Before the start of the decade, few knew what a smartphone was. However, according to data from The GSM Association, around 250 million Africans own a smartphone as of last year. The number of mobile internet subscribers has quadrupled in the last nine years, with

    Business

  • Can Zimbocash heal zimbabwe's monetary system?

    Zimbocash: A Digital Currency For Zimbabwe

    Hyperinflation has become synonymous with Zimbabwe, and the African nation’s monetary system has been on a roller coaster for the past decade. Its national currency, the Zimbabwean dollar, lost so much value that by 2015 it was practically useless. In mid-2015, one hundred trillion were only worth 40 U.S cents. Just as an illustration of

    Business

  • Dash Nigeria May End Bitcoin Dominance In Africa Through The Power Of Mass Adoption

    Dash Nigeria: Bitcoin Dominance Challenged By Unstoppable Adoption

    Bitcoin is the undisputed global crypto king. Its dominance on exchanges stands at just over 50 percent, and it’s the standard by which all other cryptocurrencies are measured. However, in Nigeria, a dedicated group is carefully scripting a different narrative. Dash Nigeria is a non-profit educational and promotional organization that pushes for the adoption of

    Business

  • South Africa Proudly Leads The World In Crypto Adoption

    South Africa Proudly Leads The World In Crypto Adoption

    A recent Hootsuite study revealed that South Africa ranks first in the world for the highest percentage of internet users who own cryptocurrencies. The social media management firm conducted the global survey in partnership with London-based WeAreSocial.  According to the report, 10.7 percent of internet users in South Africa own cryptos. This was the highest

    Business

  • A Unicorn in the Making: VoguePay Is Making Payments Easier In Nigeria

    A Unicorn in the Making: VoguePay Is Making Payments Easier In Nigeria

    The challenge of making and receiving payments in Africa has been widely documented. The continent has the world’s highest remittance fees, and payments between different countries aren’t any easier. You have to convert the local currency to the U.S dollar and then convert to the currency of the country where you are making the payment.

    Analysis

  • Uganda quietly fortifies position as a blockchain hub in Africa

    Uganda Quietly Fortifies Position As Blockchain Hub

    When you think of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies in Africa, Uganda isn’t the first country that springs to mind. Instead, it’s the traditional tech titans in Africa that many associate with developments in the blockchain industry. These include South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya. However, Uganda is fast solidifying itself as a go-to blockchain destination in

    Business