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On Cardano Africa Tour, Hoskinson Meets Zanzibar President and Other Leaders to Discuss Blockchain Innovation

Charles Hoskinson, the CEO of IOG, who created Cardano (ADA), the largest proof of stake (PoS) blockchain, has shared some photos to show the community that the Cardano Africa tour is still active and that he was able to meet Zanzibar President, Hussein Ali Mwinyi, and other African leaders to discuss blockchain innovation with them.

In the viral photos shared on 25th October, Hoskinson is seen standing beside Hussein Ali Mwinyi, the 8th president of Zanzibar.

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Charles Hoskinson tweeted, “And before Burundi, we had a wonderful meeting about the Blue Economy with President Hussein Ali Mwinyi in Zanzibar.”

Charles Hoskinson’s Journey to Africa

On 15th October, Cardano creator Charles Hoskinson left the United States for Cape Town to attend meetings dedicated to blockchain innovations in African countries, which is part of the CiTi event.

As suggested by Hoskinson in his speech at the event, in the near future, Africa will be among the first to fully adopt blockchain-based products, stating that this would boost its exposure and progress in the technology and financial spheres.

After Zanzibar, the IOG CEO headed to Burundi to meet local president Évariste Ndayishimiye about the digital transformation of the country.

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Also, in an update shared a couple of days ago from Africa, Hoskinson stated that he was able to meet top business owners, including the CEO of the retail giant ShopRite and the company’s innovation team.


According to the update, the Cardano Africa Tour is planned to reach Kenya, Ethiopia, and Egypt. Hoskinson pointed out that he intends to meet three heads of state in the course of his tour.

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Tobi Loba
Tobi Loba
Tobi Loba is a passionate writer with a vast interest in the stock market. She joined the crypto ecosystem about three years ago and has written lots of ebooks and articles in relation to cryptocurrency and blockchain projects. Tobi Loba earned her degree at the University of Ibadan.

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