Nigerian Banks Shut Them Out, so These Activists Are Using Bitcoin to Battle Police Brutality
As End SARS protests against police brutality surge through Nigeria, the Feminist Coalition has turned to bitcoin as a financial lifeline.
Telokanda, a collaboration between Telos and open-source weather tech company Kanda in West Africa hopes to engage local communities in collecting and sharing weather data on the Telos public blockchain.
Nigerians are protesting police corruption and concerns about a possible internet shutdown have driven some to adopt decentralized VPNs like Mysterium.
When the Nigerian government shut down #EndSARS protestors’ bank accounts, bitcoin and crypto became a way around.
With backing from Binance Labs, Nigeria's Xend Finance is looking to bring DeFi to the world of local credit unions.
Blockchain is gaining traction fast in Nigeria partly because its young and tech-savvy population is showing an eagerness to learn more about Web3.0, a decentralized internet powered by blockchain technology.