Quras, a savvy contract stage that enables anonymous, private-secured exchanges, has banded together with non-benefit affiliation Blockchain Nigeria User Group (BNUG).
As indicated by a Feb. 5 press discharge from Quras, the new organization will empower Quras to grow its locale and designer base past Asia and to the landmass of Africa in front of its mainnet dispatch toward the beginning of April.
BNUG, which is headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria and began in 2016, is a non-benefit association expecting to improve blockchain training, advancement and appropriation in Nigeria and across Africa. BNUG is likewise an individual from the Organization of Blockchain Technology Users, a dually-enrolled and fused trust with Nigeria’s Corporate Affairs Commission.
A BNUG representative revealed to Cointelegraph that its projects and activities expect to enable individuals in Africa to create blockchain coding and framework aptitudes. The essential information on blockchain application advancement and multi-stage exposures will permit members to figure out how to manufacture savvy contracts.
BNUG sees blockchain technology as an enabler that can help transform the fortunes of Africa. BNUG’s leader, Chimezie Chuta, said in the press release that by partnering with Quras, it would be a win-win situation for both sides.
“The partnership will provide QURAS with massive brand exposure in Africa. Secondly, our local developers will be exposed to the QURAS privacy-focused blockchain platform and they will be able to learn how to build solutions on the platform.”
Quras expands its presence in African market
Through the new partnership, Quras aims to gain access to the Nigerian market and explore the greater emerging market economies of sub-Saharan Africa.
Quras CEO Shigeki Kakutani comments in the press release that building a strong developer based community with BUNG is important for the company:
“Currently, there are more than 500 blockchain engineers in BNUG and we envision the association to reach their target of 1,000 engineers. A strong and growing developer community is very important for QURAS as these engineers will lead the future development of applications on our platform.”
Africa has been investing in blockchain technology
As blockchain technology finds traction across multiple industries in Africa, the community is taking strides to develop its talent pool on the continent. Cointelegraph reported a few months ago that the Africa Blockchain Institute will open Rwanda’s first blockchain school in 2020. New courses such as blockchain essentials certification; blockchain coding, blockchain enterprise and blockchain for lawyers will be offered to the local developers,professionals and leaders.