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Crypto in Africa: Blockchain’s potential in play across Africa

Business 7 March 2019

Crypto in Africa: Blockchain’s potential in play across Africa

Africa continues to show the potential of blockchain technology, with one country hoping it helps solve their corruption problems.

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Crypto in Africa: Kenya, Uganda and South Africa crypto markets

Business 28 February 2019

Crypto in Africa: Kenya, Uganda and South Africa crypto markets

Cryptocurrency continues to make progress in Kenya, Uganda and South Africa, despite government reluctancy to support the new technology.

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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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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: Kenya’s new platform and South Africa new crypto laws

Business 8 February 2019

Crypto in Africa: Kenya’s new platform and South Africa new crypto laws

Recent reports by Paxful show that Africa is quickly catching up on blockchain and cryptocurrency matters.

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Crypto in Africa: Tax breaks for South African firms over, Ghana eyes making crypto a legal tender

Business 31 January 2019

Crypto in Africa: Tax breaks for South African firms over, Ghana eyes making crypto a legal tender

Africa is taking massive steps to ensure it becomes a blockchain and crypto hub in the coming future. Some countries are even thinking of making cryptocurrencies a legal tender.

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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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South African authorities call for regulation for the crypto space

Business 18 January 2019

South African authorities call for regulation for the crypto space

The South African Reserve Bank has issued a consultation paper that gave a detailed assessment of the benefits and risks of 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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South African Cricket Board Twitter account hacked

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.

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South Africa gov’t creates a working group to probe crypto activities

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.

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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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