Crypto Academy launched for Francophone Africa

APA-Dakar (Senegal)

The four-week programme aims to provide an introduction to a range of topics related to this new technology and present various opportunities for virtual currency enthusiasts.

By Abdourahmane Diallo

 U.S. multinational IBM defines blockchain as a shared, unalterable ledger that facilitates the process of recording transactions and tracking assets in a business network. 

An asset, it said, can be tangible (a house, a car, money, land) or intangible (intellectual property, patents, copyrights, trademark).

Practically, added the company present in the fields of computer science and software, anything of value can be tracked and exchanged in a blockchain network. This reduces the risks and costs for all parties involved, according to IBM.

 The benefits of this new technology are attracting more and more people. 

In response to the popularity of the technology, especially among young people, Binance, the world’s leading provider of blockchain ecosystems and crypto-currency infrastructure, is launching the Crypto Academy for French-speaking Africans.

The objective of this initiative is “to provide training, resources and tools to beginners in crypto in French-speaking Africa,” reads the statement seen by APA.

 According to Binance, “the importance of education cannot be overstated” in this sector where more and more people are looking to earn an income, create applications, expand their knowledge base or find a job in the blockchain industry.

The Crypto Academy, in collaboration with training partners in the target area, will be held starting March 19 in seven separate locations across four countries - Benin, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire and Togo.

 To participate in the training, registrations are currently ongoing at:

 According to the initiators of the programme, it should enable its beneficiaries to learn the basics of blockchain and understand its real applications, discover how to use crypto in everyday life, how to store value with crypto and generate passive income with it.

 Moreover, it will help them understand crypto trading and how it works in simple terms and access networking opportunities.



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