The potential for blockchain technologies and their impact on African economies cannot be overemphasized. However, for this to happen, a lot of education needs to take place.
Ether Africa, a not-for-profit organization, has organized a Blockchain meetup at the University of Nairobi to address the importance of Blockchains and cryptocurrencies in Africa.
The meetup is scheduled for May 16th, 2018 at the University of Nairobi, School of Computing, Undergraduate Lab, from 2:30PM – 4:30PM.
Entry is free.
Among the speakers at the event will be:
- Lamine Diallo – Ether Africa Founder and Main Speaker
- Michael Kimani – Chairman, Blockchain Association of Kenya
- John Karanja – Founder, Bithub Africa
Among the topics of discussion at the meetup will include:
- The Blockchain
- Blockchain applications
- Blockchain for society
- Cryptocurrencies and fintech
Lamine Diallo has recently completed a leg of his Africa Blockchain Tour. The tour traversed Eastern Africa with Meetups, forums, and discussions at various hubs, such as Ihub, and Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya and Carnegie Melon, Kigali Rwanda.
These meet ups created a flood of awareness on blockchain technology and its need, thus calling for follow up meetups which have been scheduled for the near future, alongside setting up some more teams for implementation of various platforms in those contexts.
RSVP to attend: https://goo.gl/yG5vKV
About Ether Africa
Ether Africa is a blockchain organization which was founded by Lamine Diallo and his team with the dream of steering efforts towards financial inclusion, decentralization, and cross border transactions, payments, and remittances on the African continent. Through having various teams working on blockchain solutions in partnerships with flexibility and autonomation, Ether Africa is able to work towards SDG 17 by facilitating partnerships for the goals since each of the teams are striving towards addressing various SDGs.