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PayFast drops BTC, blames high charges and slow transactions

Business 15 July 2019

PayFast drops BTC, blames high charges and slow transactions

PayFast still would love to use crypto for transactions, but BTC just wasn’t cutting it.

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Crypto in Africa: Funding problems for crypto startups in Africa

Business 10 July 2019

Crypto in Africa: Funding problems for crypto startups in Africa

Startups have a hard time operating anywhere in the world, but it’s another level of difficulty in Africa.

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South African BTC Ponzi scheme admits it can’t compensate investors

Business 10 July 2019

South African BTC Ponzi scheme admits it can’t compensate investors

Bitcoin Wallet, which by all apperances is an obvious Ponzi scheme, now surprisingly can’t pay back its investors.

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South African company suspected to be a crypto pyramid scheme

Business 5 July 2019

South African company suspected to be a crypto pyramid scheme

A South African town is going crazy for a new investment company, but some expect it to be a house of cards about to fall apart.

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Crypto in Africa: Luno hiring in Africa and the adoption in Zimbabwe

Business 27 June 2019

Crypto in Africa: Luno hiring in Africa and the adoption in Zimbabwe

Luno is looking to expand while an expert is urging Zimbabwe to get on the crypto train.

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Crypto in Africa: Launch of rand to BTC trading and fraud alerts hits SA

Business 21 June 2019

Crypto in Africa: Launch of rand to BTC trading and fraud alerts hits SA

South Africa is getting a new crypto trading pair, and an investment fraud scheme is sneaking up on unsuspecting victims.

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Old Mutual will no longer insure crypto-related businesses

Business 12 June 2019

Old Mutual will no longer insure crypto-related businesses

Citing the high risk and cost of insuring cryptocurrency businesses, South African insurer Old Mutual has called it quits on the industry.

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Crypto in Africa: solar income for SA and OVEX 2nd funding round

Business 6 June 2019

Crypto in Africa: solar income for SA and OVEX 2nd funding round

South Africa is getting blockchain based solar panels, and OVEX has more money to operate it’s exchange.

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Crypto in Africa: SA Crypto Fest 2019 and crypto-themed socks

Business 30 May 2019

Crypto in Africa: SA Crypto Fest 2019 and crypto-themed socks

South Africa is set to host a big cryptocurrency conference and a politician’s son is pushing blockchain technology.

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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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Crypto in Africa: SA backed digital currency, users get a new app

Business 20 May 2019

Crypto in Africa: SA backed digital currency, users get a new app

South Africa is looking at developing their own stable coin, and Kudi exchange is looking to expand their services to the continent.

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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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