Latest News Of South Africa Tag
Business 15 January 2019
South African Cricket Board Twitter account hacked
The South African Cricket Board twitter account suffered an attack earlier this week. According to reports, unknown persons hacked the account to run a bitcoin-related scam.
Business 3 January 2019
South Africa gov’t creates a working group to probe crypto activities
The South African government has established a crypto assets regulatory working group to investigate cryptocurrencies and blockchain concepts.
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.
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.
Business 7 December 2018
Reserve Bank of South Africa launches crypto law consultation
The National Treasury and The Reserve Bank of South Africa have published a consultation document on overhauling national payment systems, in a move that could pave the way for greater integration of cryptocurrencies in the national economy.
Business 7 December 2018
Crypto in Africa: Paxful builds schools in Rwanda, crypto trader kidnapped in South Africa
With this new technology spreading to the core of Africa, some are using it to spread joy while others use it to feed their criminal appetites.
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.
Business 16 November 2018
Crypto in Africa: Crypto market in Africa expands amid regulatory pressure
Africa has experienced significant growth of cryptocurrency-related activities, and more countries are opening up their doors to crypto innovations and investments.
Business 2 November 2018
Crypto in Africa: South Africa wants to hike taxes on blockchain-related activities
Blockchain and cryptocurrency adoption in Africa is steadily increasing with new countries in the continent getting onboard.
Business 14 September 2018
Crypto in Africa: South Africa tops Google Trends data, gets new Sharia-based crypto
When it comes to cryptocurrency, Africa is quickly catching up. One particular cryptocurrency market gaining so much interest is that of South Africa.
Tech 24 August 2018
Crypto in Africa: Kenya’s electoral body seeks to adopt blockchain
The Kenyan Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is turning to blockchain for a better election experience.
Business 17 August 2018
Crypto in Africa: Gov’ts hold back on crypto regulation, South Africa drafts tax law
The blooming cryptocurrency industry in Africa continues to operate in legal gray areas as it progresses upwards. While other countries worldwide give cryptos attention with intention of regulating them, their African counterparts remain reluctant to make any substantial moves.