Visa collaborates with the Bantu to educate and foster financial inclusion in Africa and other emerging economies.

Visa, the world leader in digital payments is collaborating with the Bantu Blockchain Foundation (Bantu), custodians of the Bantu Blockchain Network infrastructure (Bantu Blockchain) to connect its digital asset-linked Visa cards to the Bantu Network Utility Token (XBN) developed by Bantu to…

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The wait is over. BantuStakes 200% APR cycle is now live!

Christmas came early, the first Bantu Harambee* is here. BantuStakes is now live! The waiting period is over.

You heard it before, every XBN that is acquired on approved exchanges in the month of March 2022 will be eligible for up to 200% APR subject to terms and conditions.

How does it work?

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Announcing the winners of our Bantu Website Revamp challenge

Hello Bantu!

On 21st December 2021, we announced a website revamp challenge to our community members who were tasked to come up with new designs for our current Bantu Blockchain Foundation landing page. The challenge was posted on Bantu Talk and attracted a few submissions.

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Earn up to 200% APR in the first Bantu Staking Program!

Hello Bantu!

Get up to 200% APR when you stake your XBN on BantuStakes!

Yes, read that right. From now till 31st March 2022, anyone who acquires XBN from approved Exchanges and directly stakes it on BantuStakes for 6 months will be able to earn up to 200% APR at the end of the staking period.

How does it work?
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Blockchain in sports, Bantu and Sporting Lagos?

The term blockchain gets thrown around a lot. It has been the case for about a decade. So many interesting ideas have been the subject of discussion but most have fizzled out just as fast as they were proposed. However, over the years we have seen some ideas stick around much longer. Disruptive ideas like smart contracts, DeFi (decentralized finance) and NFTs.

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Join our team of Bantu Expansion Representatives (BERs)

Hello Bantu,

The Bantu Blockchain Foundation is expanding and would like to onboard self-driven individuals who will join the team to take our message of empowerment across the Globe.

To be eligible:

  • - You must be a Bantu supporter

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Bantu Accra Launch — Speech by Abubakar Suleiman (CEO Sterling Bank)

'Knowledge is power' — Emeka Okoye, a passionate technologist and a friend of mine.

And spectators don't win tournaments. The world is built on our collective biases. Architecture carries the biases of the builders, so does technology. There's…

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Bantu in 2021 — The year in review

From the desk of Ernest Mbenkum (CEO and Founder of Bantu Blockchain Foundation)

2021 was a productive year for the Bantu Blockchain Foundation. But 2022 promises to be even bigger as we transition from just building in the basement to showcasing to the world, what we have built for the world. Post Launch — The Kick Off The end of the launch event in December 2020 kicked off a…

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XBN is now available on Tradefada!

Hello Bantu!

No more limitations.

Are you from Ghana. or many other countries who currently struggle to get on the Exchanges XBN is listed on? We have now partnered with an Exchange that makes it a lot easier to acquire your XBN tokens. Tradefada.

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BANTU AMA RECAP

Bogdan: Hello everyone! I’m Bogdan, and I will be your host for today’s AMA! Joining us today is Ernest Mbenkum, founder and CEO of Bantu Blockchain Foundation!

Let’s have a blast!

Ernest, welcome to our community; it’s a pleasure to host you today! Please introduce yourself to our incredible community!

Ernest:
Thanks for hosting me and inviting Bantu to be part of your community.

I am Ernest Mbenkum, the founder and CEO of Bantu Blockchain Foundation. I am a serial impact entrepreneur, inventor, and ...

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Bantu (XBN) is now listed on FMFW.io

Hello Bantu!

Today marks Bantu Blockchain Foundation’s 1st year anniversary. What better time to make this announcement?!

You have waited long enough, and now we are happy to announce that our Bantu Network Utility Token (XBN) is now listed on another Centralized Exchange — FMFW.io

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Trade XBN to Earn Your Share of 720,000 XBN (worth $15,000 USD at the time of posting).

Period for all promotions:

Start date: December 13, 9am PDT, 2021.

End date: December 20, 9am PDT, 2021.

Markets: USDT-XBN

Follow Bantu Blockchain Foundation on Twitter, and Instagram, and Telegram for more token updates from the team. Visit Bantu Foundation to learn more about XBN.

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Bantu Blockchain Foundation is 1 today — Special Anniversary Airdrop

It has been 12 months of unrelenting work and a lot of milestone accomplishments that we all at Bantu Blockchain Foundation can be proud of. …

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Bantu Blockchain Community Hangout takes Port Harcourt City in Nigeria by storm

Africa’s first and biggest blockchain infrastructure, Bantu, continued its series of special community hangouts — the last for the year 2021 — in the beautiful and effervescent city of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. …

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Bantu Blockchain Community Hangout Series takes Abuja Nigeria by storm

This is the Bantu Spirit, to provide a platform for community expression. After a successful Bantu Hangout in Lagos (the first of a series of Bantu community events), the train moved to the capital of Africa’s biggest ecnomy, at Fraser Suites in Abuja, Nigeria. Bantu is the first global…

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How to Buy XBN on Bittrex Global

For more than a week after our Bantu Lagos Hangout, XBN, Bantu’s Native Utility token was consistently among the top 5 traded digital assets on Bittrex Global. Even now, people still ask how they can acquire XBN from a centralized exchange. In response to these requests, we have created this guide to cover everything you need to know about buying XBN on Bittrex Global.

Bittrex Global is a centralized exchange that serves users from each continent in the world and a platform for trading over 100 digital assets and cryptocurrencies.

On Mobile App: Android and iOS

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Bantu Blockchain Foundation hosts its first community hangout in Lagos, Nigeria

In the spirit of Bantu and to foster diversity and collaboration, last Friday (27 August, 2021), Bantu held its first Community Hangout in Lagos State, Nigeria. The event drew in attendance from ecosystem partners, including old and new Bantu Community members.

The African themed serene atmosphere was just perfect for rounding off a busy week and discussing the progress, ongoing work and future expectations for Bantu Blockchain with over hundreds of attendees, onsite and via live streaming.

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Timbuktu P2P Exchange is calling for Beta Testers
We announced at our recently concluded AMA that one of our development partners will be releasing a Peer to Peer (P2P) marketplace for the Bantu Ecosystem in July 2021.

Timbuktu Exchange platform allows everyone to buy and sell XBN and other Bantu digital assets using numerous currencies in a peer-to-peer manner.

After much internal testing, the Timbuktu team is now ready to roll out a Beta test to the wider community in Bantu Blockchain’s ecosystem.

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Highlights of Bantu’s First AMA

Hello Bantu!

We truly appreciate everyone who attended our first Ask Me Anything (AMA) event that was held on 30 June, 2021. We were excited to see the hundreds of people watching live and engaging on our different social media platforms. These are some important discussion points addressed during the AMA:

What Makes Bantu Unique?

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Important Updates to wrap up the month of May 2021.

Hello Bantu!

It has been quite a busy month for us as we keep working with our partners and developer community to improve our network and keep churning out solutions that will expand the ecosystem and increase adoption. We thank you for the support that you have given this project either from inception or from the moment you joined the movement. We are confident that with the relentless support of our community as-well-as the dedication of our team, Bantu will become one of the...

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Bantu Community hits 20k and 10k milestones as growth accelerates

Hello Bantu!

Thank you for 20,000 Telegram community members!

Thank you for 10,000 BantuTalk community members!

We are grateful for all your support and interaction. Your belief in us fuels our passion to keep building and expanding.

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Mitambo — Enter the Games Arena. Are you feeling lucky?

Mitambo — Enter the Games Arena.

Are you feeling lucky?

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BantuPay is Now Available in 23 Languages!

We speak your language.
We are proud to announce that BantuPay is now available in 23 languages.

  1. English
  2. Français (French)
  3. Deutsche (German)
  4. Español (Spanish)
  5. Português (Portuguese)
  6. Indonesia (Indonesia)

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Bantu partners with Earnathon to advance Blockchain Education

The Bantu Foundation has partnered with Earnathon to bring blockchain and digital asset education to millions of people globally.

Earnathon’s mission is to bring the knowledge of blockchain and digital asset to people across the world in their own language helping to facilitate mass adoption. The Earnathon team envisions a world where it will have empowered one billion people with the knowledge of cryptocurrencies and with the financial resources of at least $10 to apply the acquired knowledge.

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About Bantu: Our Name and Logo

At Bantu, humanity is the focus.

This is evident in everything we do and stand for, including our logo. We do not exist in a vacuum. We are named and built on the foundations that embody freedom from the shackles limiting humanity. The Bantu logo is a combination of the Adinkra symbol and the wordmark “Bantu”.

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The Bantu Network Token (XBN) Trademark

Hello Bantu Community!

It has come to our attention that some third-party individuals and organisations are using the XBN ticker/symbol, and logos similar or identical to the Bantu logos to promote and distribute certain digital assets. Please be informed that the XBN ticker/symbol and the Bantu Logos are and remain the registered trademarks of the Bantu Blockchain Foundation.

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10,000 Telegram Members Milestone — Giveaway

Hello Bantu!

To celebrate our crossing of the 10,000 members milestone on the Bantu Foundation Telegram group, we will be airdropping some XBN to 10 random community members who have successfully updated both their BantuPay and BantuTalk usernames with the BantuPay Bot on Telegram. The winners of our 10,000 Telegram members giveaway are as follows: ...

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5 Important Updates to wrap up Q1 2021

Hello Bantu!

As we continue working on the ongoing XBN listing process, there are 5 important announcements to wrap up this first quarter of 2021, and set the tone for the next quarter.

  1. New BantuPay Update (Major Update).

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About Bantu: Our Name and Logo

At Bantu, humanity is the focus.

This is evident in everything we do and stand for, including our logo. We do not exist in a vacuum. We are named and built on the foundations that embody freedom from the shackles limiting humanity. The Bantu logo is a combination of the Adinkra symbol and the wordmark “Bantu”.

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How to transfer your existing BantuPay account to the new BantuPay Wallet

It is no longer news that BantuPay wallet has been redesigned to bring you better speed, security and simplicity. It is now time to show you how to move over your account from the old version of the app to the new BantuPay.

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3 Important March Updates

Bantu Empower Bonus (BEB)
In addition to the free “welcome” XBN utility token that our users are rewarded for:

  • Downloading BantuPay Mobile App (Bantu Blockchain Foundation’s flagship Service); and
  • User Profile completion

  • The Bantu Blockchain Foundation, is distributing a special Bantu Empower Bonus to YOU our amazing users. The reason? To recognise and reward our users for their loyalty and commitment

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    Bantu Blockchain Network Applications and Services available from Day 1

    One of the major features in the ongoing fourth industrial revolution is blockchain technology. To ensure that emerging markets are not once again left out on the positive growth and impact attributed to technological revolutions, Bantu was birthed to serve as a conduit to uplift emerging markets through its Blockchain Network. More details about what Bantu is, why we exist and how to be a part of our vision and mission can be found here. You can also watch our CEO, Ernest Mbenkum’s Keynote Speech at our launch, to learn more.

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    Just Six Days After Launch, BantuPay Records Over 50,000 Users Across 147 Countries

    IBantu’s flagship product, BantuPay, built on the Bantu Blockchain Infrastructure and launched on December 16, 2020, records over 50,000 users. This impressive figure comes just 7 days after launch.

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    Bantu Ecosystem: By Africans for Humanity

    The Bantu Blockchain, an indigenous Pan-African Blockchain Network Infrastructure is being developed by the Bantu Blockchain Foundation (BBF). BBF is currently made up of 27 dedicated African team members spread across 7 workstreams on 3 continents.

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    Introducing Bantu: The Infrastructure That Empowers Humanity

    The general goal of technology is to make things easier, faster and more accessible. Accessibility here means more affordability and simplicity for you and I.

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    Bantu Blockchain Foundation: An Impact-Focused Blockchain Network Infrastructure

    PRESS RELEASE
    LAGOS, NIGERIA. December, 18th, 2020 — The Bantu Blockchain Foundation, a non-profit unveiled the Bantu Blockchain, a decentralized infrastructure on Wednesday, 16 December.

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