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1,972 viewsDecember 31st, 2015 by cherotech
I visited many banks recently just to see how they work, and how they render services to customers. Since then, I see no authentic reason why people should ignore bitcoin, because it is the only global currency that preaches liberty to all. It makes monetary transactions simple, fast, and easier than with a bank today.
According to the U.S. Department of State website:
"Sierra Leone’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2011 was $2 billion. The World Bank estimate gross national income (GNI) per capita for Sierra Leone is $340. This translates to over 72 percent of the population living on less than $1 per day, in extreme poverty."
This is why Sierra Leone needs Bitcoin.Read More
39,625 viewsOctober 20th, 2015 by cherotech
Written by guest authors: Mamadu Sallieu Barrie, Abubakar Mansaray, and Abdulrahman Jalloh
We are three young and energetic youths striving hard to make a change in our country. We are not yet university students, but on the verge of enrolling (depending on our performance) in the just concluded West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). We first encountered bitcoin in January 2015 through a friend, who later became a brother, called Chernoh Saeed Sow.Read More
September 11th, 2015 by cherotech
September 4th, 2015 by cherotech
I live in a community called Old Wharf under the Wellington section, the eastern part of Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa. My family and I have lived in this community for a good six years since we migrated from Kenema, the Eastern Province, in 2009.Read More
August 14th, 2015 by cherotech
I was born in Kenema in 1992, during the rebel war. Kenema was among the towns that the rebels captured from early 1997 to 2000. They killed thousands and destroyed properties, which led to the backwardness of the people there and the country as a whole. ...
My trip to Kenema was another dream come true. I was eager to return back to my childhood town that I left in 2009 when I was 17. I was welcomed there like a prince, due to my hard work. People promoted my visit via social media, and I felt at home again. I brought them news of a great technology that will change the mindsets of many in the future.… The good news was bitcoin.Read More
August 8th, 2015 by cherotech
This is the first article in the Africoin Report, which was founded for all Africans and people around the world who are interested in Bitcoin — both those already in the community and newcomers. The forum on WhatsApp has already benefited many beginners and has grown bigger than expected.
We plan to use this blog as channel for education about the cryptocurrency. I created the Africoin Report to invite all 'Bitcoin gurus' to mingle and share ideas with us in a forum for online teaching and learning.Read More