Hello African Bitcoiner,
African Bitcoiners have a brand new face! We listened to all your feedback on how we can improve the content on our pages and not only have we implemented them, we have updated and revamped our website to better help you, and our community, and give you a better user experience!🥳
Brand New African Bitcoiners Site Structure 😍
Recent African Bitcoin News
African Bitcoiner Jobs
African Bitcoin Meetups
Our new website features a modern design that is both easy to navigate and visually appealing. We have streamlined the user interface and updated information on our various pages to make it easier for our members to find the information they need, whether they are new to Bitcoin or experienced Bitcoiners! Check out our new website here.
We will also appreciate your feedback on how we can improve our pages. Please reach out to us with feedbacks here.
Here are some interesting news from the African Bitcoin space:
1. Qala receives $100K from HRF to support African Bitcoin Developers
The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) has donated 2 billion satoshis (about $475,000) from its Bitcoin Development Fund to assist ten global activities. One of the beneficiaries is Africa’s Qala program, which aims to train the future generation of Bitcoin and Lightning Network engineers from Africa. The fellowship program has been awarded $100,000 to continue the 13-week fellowship and to sponsor six Qala fellows to participate in the Oslo Freedom Forum. Click here to read more.
2. Decentralized social media platform Nostr boosts the capacity of Bitcoin’s Lightning Network (LN) over an all-time high of 5,000 Bitcoin
The Lightning Network (LN) is being driven by the launch of Nostr, a simple, open protocol that enables global, decentralized, censorship-resistant social media. Damus, a Twitter competitor, is built on Nostr and has integrated various LN wallets. Over 600,000 users have signed up for Nostr, and Nostr supports the Bitcoin payment network through Nostr Zap. Click here to read more.
3. Nigerian Central Bank Seeks New CBDC Tech Partner in a Bid to Improve E-Naira User Experience
More than a year after launching its central bank digital currency with partner Bitt Inc., the Central Bank of Nigeria is reportedly looking for a new technology partner.
It is anticipated that the new partner will assist the central bank in putting into place a system that will give it more control over the digital currency. Click here to read more.
4. Nigeria Bitcoin Conference has been Cancelled
Satoshis Journal has issued a statement on Twitter stating that the long-awaited Nigeria Bitcoin conference, which was scheduled to take place on December 24th and 25th, has been canceled due to the immediate disassociation of Oluwasegun Kosemani, one of the conference’s top planners. from Satoshi’s Journal. Click here to read the thread.
Available Bitcoin Jobs:
Bumbee is on the lookout for a marketing specialist to join their team in Nigeria. To qualify for this role, the ideal candidate must have experience in B2C software products marketing, developing and executing marketing campaigns across various channels, including digital, print, and events. Click here to see more about the role.
The MAS Network is giving away 300,000 in total! 200 000 sats will be awarded to anyone who can create a cool video tutorial on how to buy and sell bitcoin with their local currency using Blue Wallet. In addition, anyone who can create a 30-second video of paying with Bitcoin will receive 100,000 sats. Click here to see all jobs from the Mas Network.
Bitrefill is on the lookout for a frontend developer, a backend developer, and a data engineer from Africa and willing to work remotely. Hurry, check out our Bitcoiner Jobs page to see if you meet the requirements for any of these roles!
4. African Bitcoiners
We are on the lookout for a junior copywriter and a UX designer born or raised in Africa to join our team. If you can work remotely with minimal management, you might be who we are looking for! Check out our Bitcoiner Jobs page for more details about the roles.
Here are upcoming Bitcoin meetups we are excited about:
1. South Africa Bitcoin Conference
We are excited to announce that the South Africa Bitcoin Conference will be held sometime in 2024. You can vote in the ongoing poll to determine when the conference should take place in 2024! Vote here.
Listen to Spencer Lodge and Robert Breedlove’s interview as they dive deep into the history of money, how governments manufacture inflation and why Bitcoin is the only asset in the world that is independent of anyone’s opinion. Robert shares mind-blowing insights into the future of money and whether Bitcoin, gold, or traditional fiat currency will be the way forward.
Please get in touch with us if you would like us to feature your available jobs, blog posts, podcasts, meetups, Bitcoin projects or anything else you might be working on for Bitcoin in Africa and we will feature you in our newsletter. Just email us on email@example.com and we’ll make it happen.😃
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It’s always hard to say goodbye, but we are thrilled with the new look and feel of our website, and we are confident that you will be too. We believe that our new platform will help us better serve our growing community of African Bitcoiners, and we look forward to continuing to innovate and provide valuable resources for you. Check out our new look here.
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