JOSEPH KANGETHE

I am a tech, business, and investment news reporter covering Africa. Most of what is good in Africa is obscured by preconceptions, yet there is still a lot of good going on. Technology is what is driving the continent and this is my passion. For Africa, I share the stories that are important to Africans.

A deeper dive into Bitcoin forks and their relevance in the crypto market

Bitcoin has experienced over 100 forks, each with its unique story and impact on the crypto landscape Bitcoin hard forks is the permanent...

Evaluating the case for a token-based digital dollar: Account-based vs token-based CBDC

Account-based CBDCs would involve households and businesses holding retail checking accounts directly with the Federal Reserve A token-based CBDC model would see households...

Exploring the top investment sectors in the upcoming crypto bull market

From the enduring dominance of Bitcoin to the exciting realms of GameFi, AI, Layer 2 solutions, DeFi, and SocialFi, the crypto landscape is...

Unraveling misconceptions around market cap, cash inflows, cryptocurrency dynamics

Market capitalization is the product of price and supply, representing the current total market value of an asset The prevalent misconception revolves around...

Understanding market psychology: A crucial element in cryptocurrency trading

Market Psychology in crypto is the collective emotional response of investors to an asset's price performance Market psychology profoundly influences asset prices and...

Four DeFi projects thriving amid market challenges

Some projects have persevered and strengthened their positions, diligently working towards creating cutting-edge products during these turbulent times. A common thread...

Binance cryptocurrency exchange faces payment processing issues, limits withdrawals in Europe

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has halted euro withdrawals in Europe due to SEPA transfer issues Users faced frustration as they couldn't access their...

Bitcoin Mainnet’s future role: A pillar of security for proof of stake chains

While many have traditionally viewed Bitcoin mainnet as a medium of exchange, the future may see its primary function shift towards providing security...

Kenya seeks partnership with Apple, the first carbon-neutral device producer

Mr Ruto hinted at a possible partnership between tech giant Apple and the country’s most successful mobile transfer channel, M-Pesa. "Safaricom is developing...

Analyzing the bitcoin halving and its implications to a possible bull run

After the 2012 halving, Bitcoin saw a substantial price increase, eventually reaching over $1,000. Similarly, following the 2016 halving, Bitcoin crossed the symbolic $20,000 mark in 2017. The most recent halving in 2020 preceded Bitcoin's historic run to nearly $70,000 in 2021. While these instances have fueled speculation about a direct correlation between halvings and bull runs, it is essential to cautiously approach such claims, as past performance does not guarantee future results in the dynamic cryptocurrency market.

Exploring the Dynamics of ATOM Staking: Native vs. CEX

Cosmos (ATOM) stands as a prominent player in the cryptocurrency space, celebrated for its lucrative staking rewards. Native staking represents the process of...

The significance of recent Bitcoin price movements in a volatile market

The recent Bitcoin price developments bear minimal weight and fail to mirror any substantial modifications in Bitcoin's inherent value. The current cryptocurrency market...

A Supply Shock: A potential catalyst for the next Bitcoin bull market

A supply shock materializes when the supply of a commodity experiences a sudden decline while demand either remains constant or surges. The potential...

Celeb crypto connections: Unveiling the celebrity-cryptocurrency landmark partnerships

In an in-depth exploration, this article delves into some celebrity endorsements and associations with crypto projects that have taken both thrilling highs and...

The progression of stablecoins over the past decade

Stablecoins are a type of cryptocurrency designed to maintain a stable value, typically pegged to a traditional fiat currency like the US Dollar ...

How NFTs and blockchain technologies can harmonize the chaotic land rights in Kenya and Tanzania

Post-independence, Kenya and Tanzania have grappled with reconciling traditional land ownership systems with modern legal frameworks. Land conflicts have not only led...