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Top 5 Current Affairs: 17 January 2018

… hackathon from 19 to 21 January 19 to see if participants can create demonstrable prototypes of the use of blockchain in government applications. The move comes as blockchain, the technology behind cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, is fast gaining … More

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Africa News Roundup: From Nigeria to Africa

The Punch reports that about 70% of government websites designated as either gov.ng or mil.ng are hosted in other countries, according to data from the … On the first day of this year, Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shawki Allam rang in … More

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Regulate bitcoin before it’s used for bad purposes

The proceeds could be used to communicate political messages, organize events and keep websites online even as most mainstream hosting services shun them, experts say.” Government will always be late to and inefficient in regulating any technological innovation, if, indeed, … More