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Blockchain fights corrupt African regimes. The bitter war for integrity

Editorial 9 hours ago

Blockchain fights corrupt African regimes. The bitter war for integrity

Africa has some of the worst corruption problems in the world. Blockchain technology provides the best hope to clean the continent up.

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Paxful and BitMart partnership to help unbanked people in Africa

Business 6 March 2019

Paxful and BitMart partnership to help unbanked people in Africa

The two companies formed a partnership in the hopes of increasing liquidity and scalability. The newly created partnership will allow users to make payments via Paxful on the BitMart platform.

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Crypto in Africa: Hackers in SA, Paxful adds schools, and crypto ATMS

Business 21 February 2019

Crypto in Africa: Hackers in SA, Paxful adds schools, and crypto ATMS

A lot has happened in the cryptocurrency space in Africa. The continent continues to progress from key players in the industry. Despite challenges, the crypto market in Africa has shown great prospects.

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Blockchain is sparking a revolution in Africa, but there are gaping challenges

Editorial 21 February 2019

Blockchain is sparking a revolution in Africa, but there are gaping challenges

It's widely regarded that Africa has taken a backseat as the rest of the world explores blockchain technology. The continent, however, has been anything but.

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South Africa ranks top in ownership of cryptocurrency

Business 20 February 2019

South Africa ranks top in ownership of cryptocurrency

A recent survey conducted by Hootsuite and Wearesocial indicates that South Africa leads the world in cryptocurrency adoption.

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Crypto in Africa: Kenyan breakthrough and justice for Ghana scammers

Business 14 February 2019

Crypto in Africa: Kenyan breakthrough and justice for Ghana scammers

Kenya sees breakthroughs in their water problems while Ghana continues to face cryptocurrency scams.

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Crypto predictions: Kenya to lead in East Africa region

Business 28 January 2019

Crypto predictions: Kenya to lead in East Africa region

According to a recent prediction, Kenya will soon be a leader in the cryptocurrency market around the East African region.

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NDIC concerned about evolution of digital currencies in banking

Business 14 December 2018

NDIC concerned about evolution of digital currencies in banking

Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has expressed concern over the development of digital currencies and their effect on the banking industry.

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Crypto in Africa: Nigerian politician vows support as Uganda seeks crypto regulatory framework

Business 30 November 2018

Crypto in Africa: Nigerian politician vows support as Uganda seeks crypto regulatory framework

It’s an interesting week for the cryptocurrency space in Africa this week. The continent has seen more governments profess their support for cryptos publicly, while others are planning to create a regulatory framework for the market.

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Tokyo-based insurer Sompo teams up with Africa’s BitPesa to digitize remittance

Business 13 November 2018

Tokyo-based insurer Sompo teams up with Africa’s BitPesa to digitize remittance

Sompo, a Japanese insurance company, has partnered with BitPesa, a pan-African digital payment platform, as part of its bid to increase the company’s global presence.

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Crypto in Africa: Quidax launches crypto literacy program in Nigeria

Business 26 October 2018

Crypto in Africa: Quidax launches crypto literacy program in Nigeria

Quidax, a European-based cryptocurrency exchange, recently launched its operations in Nigeria.

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Zambia’s central bank confirms stance on cryptos—they’re not legal tender

Business 17 October 2018

Zambia’s central bank confirms stance on cryptos—they’re not legal tender

The Bank of Zambia (BoZ) is finally making a stand on cryptocurrency trading—they’re not legal tender in the country.

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