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Nigeria insurance overseer urges caution on adoption of cryptos

Business 26 July 2019

Nigeria insurance overseer urges caution on adoption of cryptos

Umaru Ibrahim, CEO of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, reminded Nigerians of the risks associated with cryptocurrencies.

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Nigerian politician urges gov’t to create legal framework for cryptos

Business 26 July 2019

Nigerian politician urges gov’t to create legal framework for cryptos

The Nigerian member of the house of representatives doesn’t want his country to be left behind.

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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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US officials indict two Nigerians in crypto scam

Business 29 April 2019

US officials indict two Nigerians in crypto scam

Two Nigerians have been indicted in a crypto scam that stole thousands of BTC, and as can often be the case, offered promises that were too good to be true.

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Crypto in Africa: Remittance issues, fraud, and crypto popularity

Business 17 April 2019

Crypto in Africa: Remittance issues, fraud, and crypto popularity

Startups are taking initiatives to help Africans send and receive money at the lowest possible cost.

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Crypto traders in Nigeria accuse Paxful exchange of robbery, fraud

Business 9 April 2019

Crypto traders in Nigeria accuse Paxful exchange of robbery, fraud

Cryptocurrency exchange Paxful is in hot water in Nigeria after crypto traders in the country claimed the firm has been closing down their accounts illegally.

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Crypto in Africa: Kenyan’s scammed, growth in West Africa, Nigeria

Business 14 March 2019

Crypto in Africa: Kenyan’s scammed, growth in West Africa, Nigeria

Countries in Africa are destined to use blockchain technology and cryptocurrency to change their societies as a whole. While many are using these technologies for good, some are still looking for an easier path to illegal activities.

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Crypto in Africa: Rising interest in Bitcoin, banks pushing back

Business 24 January 2019

Crypto in Africa: Rising interest in Bitcoin, banks pushing back

Interest in Bitcoin is increasing in South Africa and Uganda, and banks all over the continent are fighting against the rush to cryptocurrencies.

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Crypto in Africa: South Africa gets new crypto mobile app and manifesto

Business 17 January 2019

Crypto in Africa: South Africa gets new crypto mobile app and manifesto

The year has been quite active for the crypto community in Africa. More start-ups continue to emerge, and politicians are taking up these new technologies.

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Crypto in Africa: Impact of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies in 2018

Business 20 December 2018

Crypto in Africa: Impact of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies in 2018

The year started with great promise for the cryptocurrency in Africa, and gains were made in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Zimbabwe, and Uganda.

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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: New South Africa trading platform, Veritaseum pushes on

Business 13 December 2018

Crypto in Africa: New South Africa trading platform, Veritaseum pushes on

The African crypto space is still strong, with Bittrex and VALR partnering on a new exchange, and Veritaseum expanding their offers.

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