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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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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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Reserve Bank of South Africa launches crypto law consultation

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.

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Crypto in Africa: Paxful builds schools in Rwanda, crypto trader kidnapped in South Africa

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.

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Crypto in Africa: Nigerian politician vows support as Uganda seeks crypto regulatory framework

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.

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Crypto in Africa: Crypto market in Africa expands amid regulatory pressure

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.

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Crypto in Africa: South Africa wants to hike taxes on blockchain-related activities

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.

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Crypto in Africa: South Africa tops Google Trends data, gets new Sharia-based crypto

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.

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Crypto in Africa: Kenya’s electoral body seeks to adopt blockchain

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.

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Crypto in Africa: Gov’ts hold back on crypto regulation, South Africa drafts tax law

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.

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