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Report: Cryptocurrency Can Potentially Complement Mobile Money Argues Kenyan Banker
Report: Cryptocurrency Can Potentially Complement Mobile Money Argues Kenyan Banker
Report: Pakistan Can Generate $90 Million Annually if It Introduces a 15% Tax on Crypto Transactions
Report: Pakistan Can Generate $90 Million Annually if It Introduces a 15% Tax on Crypto Transactions
Report: Tanzania Closer to Launching a CBDC
Report: Tanzania Closer to Launching a CBDC
Report: Nigerian Crypto Restrictions and Twitter Ban Have 'Crippled Foreign Direct Investment in the Fintech Industry'
Report: Nigerian Crypto Restrictions and Twitter Ban Have 'Crippled Foreign Direct Investment in the Fintech Industry'
Venezuela Bets on De-Dollarization After Foreign Currency and Crypto Tax Is Applied
Venezuela Bets on De-Dollarization After Foreign Currency and Crypto Tax Is Applied
Survey: Almost Three out of Four Argentinians Are Willing to Purchase Crypto for Investing or Saving Purposes
Survey: Almost Three out of Four Argentinians Are Willing to Purchase Crypto for Investing or Saving Purposes
Uganda Central Bank Tells Licensed Entities to Stop Facilitating Crypto Transactions
Uganda Central Bank Tells Licensed Entities to Stop Facilitating Crypto Transactions
Nigerian Agencies Told to Stop 'Demonizing' Crypto Industry Players
Nigerian Agencies Told to Stop 'Demonizing' Crypto Industry Players
Three African Countries Plan to Adopt Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Solutions
Three African Countries Plan to Adopt Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Solutions
Crypto and Blockchain Firms Constitute 16% of UAE Free Zone's Record Q1 Company Registrations
Crypto and Blockchain Firms Constitute 16% of UAE Free Zone's Record Q1 Company Registrations
Study: 54% of UAE and Saudi Arabia Survey Respondents Said Crypto Should Be Used for Payments
Study: 54% of UAE and Saudi Arabia Survey Respondents Said Crypto Should Be Used for Payments
Study Finds 33.4 Million Nigerian Adults Hold or Have Traded Crypto in Last 6 Months
Study Finds 33.4 Million Nigerian Adults Hold or Have Traded Crypto in Last 6 Months
Ghana Central Bank Reiterates Warning Against Practice of Pricing Goods in Forex
Ghana Central Bank Reiterates Warning Against Practice of Pricing Goods in Forex
Namibian Central Bank Announces Plan to Launch CBDC
Namibian Central Bank Announces Plan to Launch CBDC
Kenya Central Bank Governor: Low Smartphone Penetration Working Against Plan to Launch CBDC
Kenya Central Bank Governor: Low Smartphone Penetration Working Against Plan to Launch CBDC
Dubai Café Accepts Cryptocurrency as Payment, Owner Hints at Paying Employee Salaries in Crypto
Dubai Café Accepts Cryptocurrency as Payment, Owner Hints at Paying Employee Salaries in Crypto
Ghana CBDC Development: New Central Bank Document Outlines Key Motivations for Issuing the Digital Currency
Ghana CBDC Development: New Central Bank Document Outlines Key Motivations for Issuing the Digital Currency
UAE Venture Capital Firm Launches $100 Million Seed Fund for Blockchain and Crypto Projects
UAE Venture Capital Firm Launches $100 Million Seed Fund for Blockchain and Crypto Projects
Venezuela's Sunacrip Launches Petro-Based Gift Card Market and Exchange
Venezuela's Sunacrip Launches Petro-Based Gift Card Market and Exchange
Report: Kenya Central Bank Governor Reiterates His Opposition to Cryptocurrencies
Report: Kenya Central Bank Governor Reiterates His Opposition to Cryptocurrencies
Salvadoran Bitcoin Bonds Might Be Issued by State Geothermal Company La Geo, Delays Possible
Salvadoran Bitcoin Bonds Might Be Issued by State Geothermal Company La Geo, Delays Possible
Venezuelan Minimum Monthly Wage Not Pegged to the Petro, According to Official Gazette Decree
Venezuelan Minimum Monthly Wage Not Pegged to the Petro, According to Official Gazette Decree
Crypto Exchange FTX Partners With AZA Finance 'to Expand the Adoption of Web3 and Digital Currencies in Africa'
Crypto Exchange FTX Partners With AZA Finance 'to Expand the Adoption of Web3 and Digital Currencies in Africa'
UAE Hospitality Brand Stella Stays Now Accepts Crypto
UAE Hospitality Brand Stella Stays Now Accepts Crypto
Kenyans Lost $120 Million to Cryptocurrency Scams in the Past Financial Year — Government Official
Kenyans Lost $120 Million to Cryptocurrency Scams in the Past Financial Year — Government Official
Venezuela Increases Minimum Monthly Wage to Half a Petro
Venezuela Increases Minimum Monthly Wage to Half a Petro
Study: 77% of Saudis Aware of Cryptocurrencies, Only 18% Currently Buying and Selling
Study: 77% of Saudis Aware of Cryptocurrencies, Only 18% Currently Buying and Selling
Islamic Scholar Says Digital Currency is Not a 'Fictitious Currency'
Islamic Scholar Says Digital Currency is Not a 'Fictitious Currency'
Reported First Real Estate Purchase Made With Bitcoin in Chile
Reported First Real Estate Purchase Made With Bitcoin in Chile
Swiss Crypto Bank SEBA Gets License to Operate in UAE Financial Center
Swiss Crypto Bank SEBA Gets License to Operate in UAE Financial Center
Venezuela Might Have Cryptocurrency ATMs Again Soon
Venezuela Might Have Cryptocurrency ATMs Again Soon
President of Central Bank of Peru Criticizes Crypto, Citing Lack of Intrinsic Value and Climate Change
President of Central Bank of Peru Criticizes Crypto, Citing Lack of Intrinsic Value and Climate Change
Pakistan Central Bank Governor on Cryptocurrency: 'The Potential Risks Far Outweigh the Benefits'
Pakistan Central Bank Governor on Cryptocurrency: 'The Potential Risks Far Outweigh the Benefits'
Bitso Expands to Colombia Amidst Growing Cryptocurrency Adoption in the Country
Bitso Expands to Colombia Amidst Growing Cryptocurrency Adoption in the Country
Bank of Zambia Expects to Complete CBDC Study in Q4
Bank of Zambia Expects to Complete CBDC Study in Q4
Colombia Registers First Real Estate Purchase With Bitcoin
Colombia Registers First Real Estate Purchase With Bitcoin
Crypto Users and Exchanges Must Now Report Transactions in Colombia
Crypto Users and Exchanges Must Now Report Transactions in Colombia
African Web3 Startup Raises $6.45 Million in Pre-Seed Round, Serena Williams' Investment Firm Participates
African Web3 Startup Raises $6.45 Million in Pre-Seed Round, Serena Williams' Investment Firm Participates
Colombian Tax Authority Tightens Control Over Cryptocurrency Usage
Colombian Tax Authority Tightens Control Over Cryptocurrency Usage
Central Bank Governor Says Kenya's Position on Cryptocurrencies Has Not Changed
Central Bank Governor Says Kenya's Position on Cryptocurrencies Has Not Changed
Nigerian Lawmakers Urged to Consider Regulating Crypto Industry After Proposal to Jail Ponzi Operators
Nigerian Lawmakers Urged to Consider Regulating Crypto Industry After Proposal to Jail Ponzi Operators
El Salvador Plans to Offer Crypto Loans to Small-Scale Entrepreneurs
El Salvador Plans to Offer Crypto Loans to Small-Scale Entrepreneurs
New Payment System Seeking to Bolster Intra-African Trade Goes Live
New Payment System Seeking to Bolster Intra-African Trade Goes Live
Survey: Proportion of South African Crypto Holders Grows to 11.3%, 56% of Crypto Owners Hold Bitcoin
Survey: Proportion of South African Crypto Holders Grows to 11.3%, 56% of Crypto Owners Hold Bitcoin
First Cryptocurrency ATM Reportedly Installed in Uruguay
First Cryptocurrency ATM Reportedly Installed in Uruguay
Report: Kenya Set to Scale Up Adoption of Cryptocurrencies in 2022
Report: Kenya Set to Scale Up Adoption of Cryptocurrencies in 2022
Report: Pakistan Likely to Earn Billions From Cryptocurrency
Report: Pakistan Likely to Earn Billions From Cryptocurrency
African Startup Raises $6 Million From Pre-Series A Funding Round
African Startup Raises $6 Million From Pre-Series A Funding Round
Nigerian Experts: CBDC Still Unattractive to Users Despite Claim of 'Excellent' Adoption Rate
Nigerian Experts: CBDC Still Unattractive to Users Despite Claim of 'Excellent' Adoption Rate
Experts Believe a Common African Cryptocurrency Can Boost Trade and Sustain Growth After Covid-19
Experts Believe a Common African Cryptocurrency Can Boost Trade and Sustain Growth After Covid-19