South African MTBS Interschools Cheerleading Video Reaches over 5.8 Million Views

A video showing a South African School cheering on their team in a local Interschools athletics competition has now racked up almost 6 Million views and have been shared 108 Thousand times on Facebook. The video has also been shared on Reddit and has made international news headlines.       From Wikipedia: – MTBS is an annual interschools athletics competition (the largest in South Africa) held between four high schools located in Bellville, Western Cape. The competition is famous for the cheerleading by participating schools.    These schools are:…

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Ex-Ireland lock accuses Springboks of cheating with drugs to win Rugby World Cup

Former Ireland lock Neil Francis says an asterisk should be put next to the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup win because of drug abuse.   Francis, who played 36 Tests for Ireland between 1987 to 1996, shared his views via a column for the Irish Independent. Francis, nowadays a rugby pundit, said he is “fairly certain” there is a “steroid culture” in South Africa after Springbok wing Aphiwe Dyantyi tested positive for “multiple” banned substances earlier this year.   Francis wrote:   How certain are we when we point a finger…

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VISA TRAVELCARD – WIREX brings borderless payments to APAC

Next-gen Wirex Visa Travelcard set to transform APAC’s US$800 billion payments industry   Singapore – Leading borderless payment platform Wirex announced the launch of a brand new next-generation Wirex Visa Travelcard at the Singapore FinTech Festival today. The multicurrency travel card will empower customers across the APAC region to seamlessly spend multiple crypto and fiat currencies, and earn crypto rewards wherever they travel. All cryptocurrency exchanges to legal tender fiat currency takes place before users transact on the Visa network.     Compatible with more than 150 currencies, the Wirex…

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5 Ways AI and Machine Learning Will Revolutionize FinTech in 2020

After the recession period, the FinTech industry has evolved unbelievably and it has become the unsung darling of investors. In just the last summer, FinTech startups have bagged hundred-million dollars. According to data from Pitchbook, FinTech startups have closed 1300 venture deals worth over $15 billion only in North America and Europe in 2018.   Though FinTech is growing significantly, there are some areas where even the most advanced FinTech firm cannot work efficiently. Whether it is claim management, or Financial coach or even credit risk assessment, the whole FinTech…

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Wales Fullback Liam Williams Could Be Sidelined for Three Months

Wales have always been strong contenders in the world cup but now their key full-back faces some discomfort and is injured. We look at the tragedy that he could be sidelined for three months.   Wales are in a spot of bother after their star full back named Liam Williams could be laid off for a while after sustaining an injury during the Rugby World Cup. Looking at the next game he won’t be able to play here.   Troubling times   The head coach of Wales’ team Mr Warren…

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What are the highest paid Blockchain Jobs

Blockchain is a technology that fosters a platform for digital transactions from one individual to another.   What are the Principles behind the functioning of Blockchain   Open ledger – It is a chain of transactions that is open for the public to everyone. Every individual present in the network will have access to check where the money is going or coming from, how much money does each network hold and whether the transaction is valid or not.  Public ledger – it is transparent to everyone present in that network…

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5 Reasons Why Good Credit is Important for Your Small Business

The big fish in any industry can gobble up small fish by buying them or pushing them to close down. This pattern seems to have existed since the very inception of the corporate sector and how it continues to persist until now. Hence in the wake of such cut-throat rivalries and extremely competitive conditions, there is no doubt that small businesses often face many challenges.   From the start, many small enterprises seek out various ways to survive through their initial years, and the majority often find themselves closing down…

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Springbok Rugby Legend, “The Beast”, retires at the top

Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok legend Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira has announced his retirement from international rugby.   The 34-year-old veteran of 117 Tests confirmed his decision after a monumental performance in his final match, Saturday’s emphatic, 32-12, victory over England in the Rugby World Cup final in Yokohama, Japan. Mtawarira made his senior provincial debut for the Sharks in 2006 and won his first Springbok cap in 2008, setting records on the way. ‘Beast’ became the third most-capped Springbok (behind Victor Matfield and Bryan Habana), the most capped prop, made the…

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Inspirational Teenage ENVIRONMENTAL Activist with a dream and a GOAL needs your help!

The youth of today can play an active role in protecting and improving the environment. Being aware of the issues currently being created by plastic pollution and learning how to reduce, reuse and recycle materials at an early age can surely impact the earth significantly in years to come.   Sahara Thagunna, a South African teenager, has been actively campaigning and working to educate people on reducing their use of single-use plastic bags. And now, Sahara has a dream and a goal.   Did you know… 160 000 plastic bags…

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Kava Mainnet Marks First DeFi Application on Cosmos Network Following the Successful Completion of Initial Exchange Offering

Launch is supported by a strong lineup industry leading partners, including Tendermint, Ripple, and Binance.   San Francisco, CA — Kava Labs, the cross-chain decentralized finance (DeFi) platform, has launched its highly anticipated mainnet following the successful final testing of the Kava Testnet 3000.   The mainnet launch will see the Kava governance structure, as well as KAVA token trading, go live—laying the foundation for the upcoming launch of the Kava CDP module, which will allow users to collateralize loans against an array of major cryptocurrencies. Kava is the first…

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Cryptocurrency Exchange BitAsset just made it easier for users to buy cryptocurrencies with credit cards via a partnership with Simplex

News Comes On The Heels of The Community Continuing Rapid Growth By Leveraging A New Partnership With Dash and The Company Remains Dedicated To Creating the Best User Experience On The Market   HONG KONG, BitAsset, A trading platform that supports a variety of financial products such as numerous fiat currencies deposit, wallet custody, spot trading, futures and index ETFs now supports credit card purchase for bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH), and litecoin (LTC)    Founded in 2014, Simplex raised $7 million in a Series A funding round in February 2016.…

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