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Yet another Pan-African crypto launches—do we need them all?

Editorial 8 July 2019

Yet another Pan-African crypto launches—do we need them all?

Safcoin has launched, claiming to be a crypto for all of Africa. But do we need it when we have Bitcoin SV?

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Crypto in Africa: Crypto trade termed risky in Uganda

Business 4 July 2019

Crypto in Africa: Crypto trade termed risky in Uganda

Uganda’s central bank continues to warn against cryptos, while a survey shows Africans are getting confused by digital currencies.

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15 African nations to launch common currency, but not on blockchain

Editorial 1 July 2019

15 African nations to launch common currency, but not on blockchain

West African nations are working on a common currency, but it might need some help from blockchain technology.

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Paxful expands into developing countries with AirTM partnership

Interviews 12 June 2019

Paxful expands into developing countries with AirTM partnership

Paxful and AirTM both hope to expand their services with the new partnership, increasing access to cryptocurrency in new regions.

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Cryptos, AI and mobile money reshaping African payments industry

Business 30 May 2019

Cryptos, AI and mobile money reshaping African payments industry

At a recent event, Markus Eichinger spelled out how cryptocurrency is changing African societies.

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P2P marketplace Paxful focuses on youth of Africa, and it’s paying off

Editorial 28 May 2019

P2P marketplace Paxful focuses on youth of Africa, and it’s paying off

Paxful isn’t content to just be a successful crypto business in Africa, they want to help educate the people and grow the industry through increased adoption.

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Crypto in Africa: Ghana blockchain initiative and Luno’s new features

Business 23 May 2019

Crypto in Africa: Ghana blockchain initiative and Luno’s new features

A blockchain initiative has launched in Ghana to develop new talent, and Luno is upgrading its platform.

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Africa slowly amassing the numbers to make crypto transactions a reality

Business 21 May 2019

Africa slowly amassing the numbers to make crypto transactions a reality

Africa has been riding the crypto wave throughout, even when the prospects weren’t so glamorous.

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Crypto in Africa: Blockchain graduates and Ethiopia’s new framework

Business 9 May 2019

Crypto in Africa: Blockchain graduates and Ethiopia’s new framework

Students in Kenya are graduating from a blockchain school, and Ethiopia is ready to go with its new blockchain framework.

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Crypto in Africa: hackers target Africa as SA crypto community grows

Business 25 April 2019

Crypto in Africa: hackers target Africa as SA crypto community grows

This week, Africa deals with hacking attacks and an increase in investment for South Africa

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Crypto in Africa: Leading crypto while celebrities fund startup

Business 2 May 2019

Crypto in Africa: Leading crypto while celebrities fund startup

Serena Williams revealed a surprise crypto investment and Africa is encouraged to take its place as a crypto leader.

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Surprisingly, Africans use crypto more for speculation than for transacting

Editorial 24 April 2019

Surprisingly, Africans use crypto more for speculation than for transacting

Cryptocurrencies are helping millions of Africans find a cheaper and faster alternative to legacy money transfer services, although Africans are using cryptos more for trading and speculative reasons.

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