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IMF Blog: Better Regulation of Africa's Growing Crypto Market Urgently Needed
IMF Blog: Better Regulation of Africa's Growing Crypto Market Urgently Needed
Nigerian Web3 Startup Says Funds Are Stuck With FTX, Lays Off Employees
Nigerian Web3 Startup Says Funds Are Stuck With FTX, Lays Off Employees
Zimbabwean Central Bank Launches CBDC Consumer Survey
Zimbabwean Central Bank Launches CBDC Consumer Survey
Nigerian Currency Gains Versus US Dollar Days After Tapping All-Time Low
Nigerian Currency Gains Versus US Dollar Days After Tapping All-Time Low
Report: Zimbabwe Proceeding With Digital Currency Plans, Central Bank Undeterred By Slow Adoption of Nigerian CBDC
Report: Zimbabwe Proceeding With Digital Currency Plans, Central Bank Undeterred By Slow Adoption of Nigerian CBDC
South Africa Retailer Pick n Pay Now Accepts Payment in Bitcoin at 39 Outlets
South Africa Retailer Pick n Pay Now Accepts Payment in Bitcoin at 39 Outlets
Nigerian Presidential Hopeful's Party Says It Will Review Country's Blockchain and Crypto Policy if Elected
Nigerian Presidential Hopeful's Party Says It Will Review Country's Blockchain and Crypto Policy if Elected
Eswatini Central Bank Partners With German Firm to Explore CBDC
Eswatini Central Bank Partners With German Firm to Explore CBDC
Ethiopia Orders Banks to Reject Requests for Foreign Exchange to Buy 'Non-Priority Products'
Ethiopia Orders Banks to Reject Requests for Foreign Exchange to Buy 'Non-Priority Products'
Report: Ghanaian Currency Slips to Another Low Versus the US Dollar
Report: Ghanaian Currency Slips to Another Low Versus the US Dollar
Nigeria Can Become World Leader in the Digital Economy Says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo
Nigeria Can Become World Leader in the Digital Economy Says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo
Namibian Central Bank: Virtual Assets 'Remain Without Legal Tender Status' but Merchants Can Still Accept Them as Payment
Namibian Central Bank: Virtual Assets 'Remain Without Legal Tender Status' but Merchants Can Still Accept Them as Payment
Kenyan Central Bank Rejects Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua's Claims Country Lacks Forex to Import Oil
Kenyan Central Bank Rejects Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua's Claims Country Lacks Forex to Import Oil
Despite Accounting for 2% of Global Activity, Sub-Saharan Africa Has 'Some of the Most Well-Developed Cryptocurrency Markets of Any Region' — Report
Despite Accounting for 2% of Global Activity, Sub-Saharan Africa Has 'Some of the Most Well-Developed Cryptocurrency Markets of Any Region' — Report
Nigerian Central Bank Hikes Key Interest Rate Just Days After Naira Plunges to New Low
Nigerian Central Bank Hikes Key Interest Rate Just Days After Naira Plunges to New Low
Report: Gap Between Ethiopian Currency's Official and Parallel Market Exchange Rate Grows to New Record
Report: Gap Between Ethiopian Currency's Official and Parallel Market Exchange Rate Grows to New Record
Kenyan Central Bank Says It's 'Craziness' to Convert Country's Reserves to Bitcoin
Kenyan Central Bank Says It's 'Craziness' to Convert Country's Reserves to Bitcoin
Africa-Focused Crypto Exchange Yellow Card Raises $40 Million via Series B Round
Africa-Focused Crypto Exchange Yellow Card Raises $40 Million via Series B Round
Nigerian Inflation Rate Rises to 20.52% in August — Month-on-Month Rate Drops
Nigerian Inflation Rate Rises to 20.52% in August — Month-on-Month Rate Drops
Web3 Firm Acquires Creator of South Africa's First Listed PoW Crypto, Safcoin
Web3 Firm Acquires Creator of South Africa's First Listed PoW Crypto, Safcoin
Ethiopian Central Bank Restricts Amount of Cash Travelers Can Hold, Sets Foreign Currency Conditions
Ethiopian Central Bank Restricts Amount of Cash Travelers Can Hold, Sets Foreign Currency Conditions
Nigerian Blockchain Startup Bitmama Closes $2 Million Pre-Seed Round
Nigerian Blockchain Startup Bitmama Closes $2 Million Pre-Seed Round
More Than a Third of Africa's 53 Million Crypto Owners Are From Nigeria, Study Shows
More Than a Third of Africa's 53 Million Crypto Owners Are From Nigeria, Study Shows
Nigerian Central Bank Slashes CBDC Transaction Fees by 50%
Nigerian Central Bank Slashes CBDC Transaction Fees by 50%
Ghana Central Bank Announces Launch of Regulatory Sandbox
Ghana Central Bank Announces Launch of Regulatory Sandbox
Central African Republic President Says Successful Launch of Sango Coin a Key Milestone
Central African Republic President Says Successful Launch of Sango Coin a Key Milestone
Binance CEO Meets Central African Republic Leader — President Touadéra Says Meeting Was a 'Truly Remarkable Moment'
Binance CEO Meets Central African Republic Leader — President Touadéra Says Meeting Was a 'Truly Remarkable Moment'
Speculators and Crypto Traders Blamed for Naira's Plunge, Kenyan Institutions Told to End Dealings With Nigerian Fintechs, CAR Token Sale off to Slow Start
Speculators and Crypto Traders Blamed for Naira's Plunge, Kenyan Institutions Told to End Dealings With Nigerian Fintechs, CAR Token Sale off to Slow Start
Central African Republic Token Sale off to Slow Start — $1.26 Million Raised in Under 5 Days
Central African Republic Token Sale off to Slow Start — $1.26 Million Raised in Under 5 Days
Call for Creation of Common African Digital Currency, Kenyan Activists Turn to Crypto Funding, Ghana on the Brink
Call for Creation of Common African Digital Currency, Kenyan Activists Turn to Crypto Funding, Ghana on the Brink
Report: Terror Groups Using South African Financial System to Move Funds
Report: Terror Groups Using South African Financial System to Move Funds