Dr Taddy Blecher, CEO of the Imvula Empowerment Trust, is the former Chairperson of the South African National Government task team on entrepreneurship, education and job creation. He is a pioneer of the free tertiary education movement in South Africa and has raised over R500 million in cash, property and equity to support free access to post-secondary school education. He talks to Power FM about the future of Education in Africa.
While most people solely associate cryptocurrencies with distributed ledger and blockchain technologies, there are numerous other use cases for this exponential technology, such as conservation, foreign aid distribution among others. Nathana Sharma, one of the 33 SingularityU South Africa Summit 2018 speakers, talks to Ayabonga Cawe of Power FM about how blockchain technology can aid African governments and create opportunity across the continent.