One of these initiatives is ETHSafari, an event held in Kenya to raise awareness and celebrate the Ethereum ecosystem. The event aims to slowly but surely transform Africa and promote the use of Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies on the continent.
The Ethereum Foundation has also expressed support for Zambia’s bid to become an African technology hub. A group of entrepreneurs in the country have been in talks with their government to create new regulations and policy proposals to attract more capital and tech firms. Their efforts have been met with positive remarks from the President of Zambia, and Ethereum co-founder Viltalik Buterin has expressed his support for the project.
Another African country that has been making waves in the world of cryptocurrency is Mauritius, which has been dubbed “Ethereum Island” following a partnership with Ethereum startup ConsenSys. The partnership has resulted in the creation of a blockchain technology hub on the tiny island nation.
In addition to these initiatives, the Ethereum Foundation has also partnered with the African Leadership University to develop blockchain technology on the continent. This technology has the potential to benefit various aspects of life in Africa, such as agriculture and supply chain management.
The efforts of Ethereum and other stakeholders in increasing the adoption of cryptocurrency in Africa have been met with support from governments and local entrepreneurs. It is expected that the use of Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies will continue to grow in the coming years, making Africa an important market for the technology.