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eMariSwap says it is aware of the digital challenges facing the continent - but in those challenges is where the opportunities lay Staff Reporter This week eMariSwap hosted an important online meeting in which the blockchain laid its cards onto the table with a panel discussion to unpack the place of the digital currency onto the market . After a weeklong launch in which the currency announced it's arrival onto the counter of continental digital currencies - eMariSwap said that it was aware of the digital challenges facing the continent - but in those challenges was where the opportunities lay. Sibusiso Media and eMari hosted the groundbreaking discussion on cryptocurrencies in Africa - under the theme: Is Africa ready for cryptocurrencies. The panelists included Hon Energy Mutodi a Zimbabwean Member of Parliament and former Deputy Minister of Information, Dr Isaiah Brian Sovi, a Zambian tech investor and preacher, Dr Kingsley Mangena, Taurai Moyo and Musa Goredema of Atria Fintech. Speaking at the panel discussion Dr Sovi said: “The answer to the question of "Is Africa ready for a cryptocurrency?" should be a no - considering the fact that only 22 percent of the continent have access to the internet