Interview With Michael Kimani, Chairman of the African Digital Currency Association

Interview With Michael Kimani, Chairman of the African Digital Currency Association

Africa is fast emerging as a growth opportunity for cryptocurrency innovation. This has to do with some real challenges that affect the continent. One such challenge has been the lack of financial inclusion with as many as 80% of the population remaining outside of the formal banking system.

This writer recently talked to Michael Kimani, who is currently the chair of the African Digital Currency Association (ADCA) based in Nairobi, Kenya. The discussion centered on different aspects of bitcoin, and the edited discussion is shown below

Tell us, when did you get into cryptocurrencies?

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A New Way to Earn Bitcoin Playing Your Favorite Video Games: Leetcoin

A New Way to Earn Bitcoin Playing Your Favorite Video Games: Leetcoin

 

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to play your favorite video game and become rich doing it? If all those hours you have spent playing Counter-Strike could be translated into money? Well if you have the skills to beat some of the fiercest competition in your video game of choice, Leetcoin is here to turn that dream to a reality.

Leetcoin is a new competitive gaming platform where players are given the opportunity to monetize their talent in their favorite video game.

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Top-5 Bitcoin Firsts

Top-5 Bitcoin Firsts

Once in a while we hear the inspiring, amusing and often ridiculous stories about Bitcoins, the innovative cryptocurrency that is taking the world by storm. Here is an overview of the Bitcoin’s first achievements in integrating into the mainstream.

The first transaction

Some of you might have heard the story about the incredibly pricy pizza bought for Bitcoins. On May 21, 2010, an IT specialist Laszlo Hanyecz from Florida transferred 10,000 Bitcoins to an unknown Bitcoin-enthusiast in England, who would order a pizza from a Laszlo’s local Papa John’s and got it delivered to him.

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What influences the price of Bitcoin?

What influences the price of Bitcoin?

Intro

Since its launch, Bitcoin seems to create a new question for each one  it answers. Questions such as “Is the system viable?” or “Is It a Ponzi scheme?” have been answered.  Often still, with any increase in price, and the subsequent correction, community argued that the price reached its maximum. In the wild west of cryptocurrencies forecasts are plentiful, and range from complete devaluation of the currency, up to 100000 USD per Bitcoin.

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Promising Altcoins

Promising Altcoins

New cryptocurrencies appear every day. At the moment, there are over 200 of them and the number increases almost exponentially.  With this many coins, it is hard to find those that have any potential. Simply, numbers are overwhelming and do not allow for a clear view on the entire ecosystem. With this in mind, we decided to pinpoint several altcoins that show promise, at least, in our opinion. Furthermore, our hope is to provide users with tools that will help them wade trough the altcoin forest.

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