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African Blockchain Alliance and ConsenSys Academy Partners For An African Blockchain Developer Program

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ConsenSys Academy; the global Blockchain ecosystem bridging the Ethereum knowledge gap and revolutionizing education through Blockchain technology joins hand with Africa Blockchain Alliance to offer Blockchain developer program in Africa.
The purpose of the online program which is expected to commence in March 2019 and run for three months consecutively is to produce highly-skilled Ethereum developers in response to the high demand for Blockchain experts around the globe.
About the Blockchain Developer Program
The program will include new and improved content created from the feedback of former ConsenSys graduates. Some of the courses include Smart Contract Development, DApp Development, Best Security Practices, and Ethereum Concepts.
Partaker of the program will undertake the course for close to ten to fifteen hours per week, a four to five quizzes and a project inclusive. Once graduates have successfully completed the program and the project, they will receive certificates on the Ethereum Blockchain.
The Africa Blockchain Alliance – advocate in facilitating awareness of the Blockchain technology in conjunction with its network of partners will provide additional support through meetups, community events and in-person sessions in hand-picked African cities.
The founder of the Africa Blockchain Alliance, Ben Onuoha speaking about the initiative said:
I am particularly excited about this initiative as this is our contribution to helping bridge the global Blockchain knowledge gap in order to help meet the demand for Blockchain developers as well as creating more diversity in the Blockchain world.”
Going further, he talks about the benefits the initiative will bring to Africa:
“This program also has the potential to create employment for graduates. Finally, blockchain expertise in Africa owned by Africans to deliver blockchain solutions is lacking and we are excited to be leading the charge in this regard.”
How to Register
The program is open to both individuals and organizations from anywhere in Africa. Registration for the program can be done on the Africa Blockchain Alliance’s website.
Interested participants are required to have a stable internet connection and a computer using the latest versions of Mac OS X, Linus or Windows.
The Benefits
The program will enable organizations to create in-house Blockchain developer expertise, work on use cases, and access certified and experienced Blockchain developers.
The graduates of this program will also benefit in various ways like gaining the opportunity to work for companies around the globe, getting mentorship from developers in the Ethereum ecosystem, and becoming certified Blockchain developers
Furthermore, the Blockchain developer program comes at a time that African countries are looking towards the direction of Blockchain technology positively with the plans to use it in various sectors. So this program could actually provide skills African countries need to implement the Blockchain technology.
 
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