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Impossible to Run Away From Cryptocurrencies Says Zimbabwe Finance Minister
Impossible to Run Away From Cryptocurrencies Says Zimbabwe Finance Minister
Coingecko Publishes Q3 Crypto Report — BTC Outperformed Every Major Asset Class, Altcoins Decouple
Coingecko Publishes Q3 Crypto Report — BTC Outperformed Every Major Asset Class, Altcoins Decouple
Report: Kenya Has Fourth-Highest Interest in Cryptocurrency Globally
Report: Kenya Has Fourth-Highest Interest in Cryptocurrency Globally
Nigeria Central Bank Governor Says CBDC Launch Just 'a Couple of Days' Away
Nigeria Central Bank Governor Says CBDC Launch Just 'a Couple of Days' Away
Local Experts Say Zimbabwe Not Softening Its Stance on Cryptocurrency Just Yet
Local Experts Say Zimbabwe Not Softening Its Stance on Cryptocurrency Just Yet
Tanzania Central Bank Heeding Call to Prepare for Crypto, Economists Express Reservations
Tanzania Central Bank Heeding Call to Prepare for Crypto, Economists Express Reservations
Study Findings Show 83.7% of Luno Users Are Bullish on Bitcoin's Resurgence
Study Findings Show 83.7% of Luno Users Are Bullish on Bitcoin's Resurgence
Nigeria CBDC Countdown: Central Bank Delays E-Naira Rollout
Nigeria CBDC Countdown: Central Bank Delays E-Naira Rollout
Nigerian CBDC Website Goes Live, Central Bank Faces Trademark Infringement Allegations
Nigerian CBDC Website Goes Live, Central Bank Faces Trademark Infringement Allegations
South African University Professor Urges Country to 'Finalize Cryptocurrency Policy' — Warns Against Resisting Crypto
South African University Professor Urges Country to 'Finalize Cryptocurrency Policy' — Warns Against Resisting Crypto
Remittances to Africa Set to Drop by 5.4 % to $41 Billion — Covid-19 Pandemic and High Sending Costs Blamed
Remittances to Africa Set to Drop by 5.4 % to $41 Billion — Covid-19 Pandemic and High Sending Costs Blamed
Biggest Bank in Venezuela Suffers 5 Day Outage After Hack Attempt
Biggest Bank in Venezuela Suffers 5 Day Outage After Hack Attempt
Cryptocurrency Is Picking up Steam in Small Cities in India: Report
Cryptocurrency Is Picking up Steam in Small Cities in India: Report
Africa Has Some of the  'Highest Grassroots Adoptions in the World' — Chainalysis Crypto Preview
Africa Has Some of the 'Highest Grassroots Adoptions in the World' — Chainalysis Crypto Preview
25% of South Africans Own Cryptocurrency With Average Value of Assets Held Below $70
25% of South Africans Own Cryptocurrency With Average Value of Assets Held Below $70
Nigeria's CBDC 'a Safer Option' Than Privately Issued Cryptocurrencies: Central Bank Official
Nigeria's CBDC 'a Safer Option' Than Privately Issued Cryptocurrencies: Central Bank Official
Nigerian Central Bank: We Are Not Worried About the Naira's Valuation
Nigerian Central Bank: We Are Not Worried About the Naira's Valuation
African Economist Says Regulated Cryptocurrencies Are Reasonable Alternative to Single Trade Currency
African Economist Says Regulated Cryptocurrencies Are Reasonable Alternative to Single Trade Currency
Sunacrip and Venezuelan Intelligence Police Issue Warning on Cryptocurrency Scams
Sunacrip and Venezuelan Intelligence Police Issue Warning on Cryptocurrency Scams
Central Bank of Nigeria Selects Barbados-Based Fintech Firm as Technical Partner for CBDC Project
Central Bank of Nigeria Selects Barbados-Based Fintech Firm as Technical Partner for CBDC Project
Annual US Dollar Remittances to Nigeria Surge to $34 Billion but Forex Woes Persist
Annual US Dollar Remittances to Nigeria Surge to $34 Billion but Forex Woes Persist
South African Central Bank Governor Reiterates: 'Crypto Is Not Currency'
South African Central Bank Governor Reiterates: 'Crypto Is Not Currency'
Bank of Cuba Releases New Framework Regulating Cryptocurrency and Virtual Asset Service Providers
Bank of Cuba Releases New Framework Regulating Cryptocurrency and Virtual Asset Service Providers
Publication Fact Checks Claim 32% of Nigerians Held or Used BTC in 2020 — Study Sample Size Questioned
Publication Fact Checks Claim 32% of Nigerians Held or Used BTC in 2020 — Study Sample Size Questioned
Largest Shopping Mall Franchise in Brazil Will Integrate Crypto ATMs in Its Facilities
Largest Shopping Mall Franchise in Brazil Will Integrate Crypto ATMs in Its Facilities
Salvadoran Finance Minister States Bitcoin Use Will Be Optional
Salvadoran Finance Minister States Bitcoin Use Will Be Optional
Brazilian Federal Police Launch Nationwide Operation Against Crypto-Related Money Laundering
Brazilian Federal Police Launch Nationwide Operation Against Crypto-Related Money Laundering
President of Argentina Open to Adopting Cryptocurrencies as Legal Tender
President of Argentina Open to Adopting Cryptocurrencies as Legal Tender
Global Charity Organization Launches Crypto-Based Vouchers for Vulnerable Groups in Kenya, Ecuador
Global Charity Organization Launches Crypto-Based Vouchers for Vulnerable Groups in Kenya, Ecuador
Kidnappers Kill Venezuelan Citizen for Not Paying Ransom Requested in Bitcoin
Kidnappers Kill Venezuelan Citizen for Not Paying Ransom Requested in Bitcoin
Bank of Ghana Selects German Technology Firm as Partner for CBDC Project
Bank of Ghana Selects German Technology Firm as Partner for CBDC Project
Disconnected Venezuelan Bitcoin Miners Might Resume Operations in 48 Hours
Disconnected Venezuelan Bitcoin Miners Might Resume Operations in 48 Hours
Report: Nigeria's Digital Currency to Be Designated 'Critical National Infrastructure'
Report: Nigeria's Digital Currency to Be Designated 'Critical National Infrastructure'
Bitcoin Cash Argentina Crowdfunds Circular Economy and Adoption Campaign
Bitcoin Cash Argentina Crowdfunds Circular Economy and Adoption Campaign
Central Bank of Venezuela Announces 'Digital Bolivar' Redenomination Plan
Central Bank of Venezuela Announces 'Digital Bolivar' Redenomination Plan
New Draft Law in Uruguay Could Legalize Crypto as Payment Method
New Draft Law in Uruguay Could Legalize Crypto as Payment Method
Two Blockchain-Based Digital Identity Projects Are Being Developed in Argentina
Two Blockchain-Based Digital Identity Projects Are Being Developed in Argentina
Kenyan Remittances Surged by 20% in H1, North America and Europe-Based Diaspora Contribute Over 80%
Kenyan Remittances Surged by 20% in H1, North America and Europe-Based Diaspora Contribute Over 80%
Tanzania Announces Plans to Create Blockchain Advisory Team as Country Moves to Adopt Crypto
Tanzania Announces Plans to Create Blockchain Advisory Team as Country Moves to Adopt Crypto
Africa Will 'One Day Have a Common Currency' Says Secretary General of African Continental Free Trade Area
Africa Will 'One Day Have a Common Currency' Says Secretary General of African Continental Free Trade Area
Parliament of West Africa Economic Block Cautions Against Use of Cryptocurrencies
Parliament of West Africa Economic Block Cautions Against Use of Cryptocurrencies
Nigerian Learning Institution Says It Now Accepts Crypto as Payment for School Fees
Nigerian Learning Institution Says It Now Accepts Crypto as Payment for School Fees
Bank of Tanzania Hints at Possible Crypto Ban Reversal as Spokesman Confirms Bank Is 'Working on the Directives Given'
Bank of Tanzania Hints at Possible Crypto Ban Reversal as Spokesman Confirms Bank Is 'Working on the Directives Given'
Rwanda Central Bank Joins CBDC Bandwagon After Announcing Digital Currency Research
Rwanda Central Bank Joins CBDC Bandwagon After Announcing Digital Currency Research
Bank of Uganda Launches Regulatory Sandbox Framework — One Fintech Firm Already Approved
Bank of Uganda Launches Regulatory Sandbox Framework — One Fintech Firm Already Approved
Out of All the American States Study Shows Hawaii Expressed the Most Crypto Demand This Year
Out of All the American States Study Shows Hawaii Expressed the Most Crypto Demand This Year
Experts: Regulatory Uncertainty and Slow Embrace Hampering Crypto Growth in Kenya
Experts: Regulatory Uncertainty and Slow Embrace Hampering Crypto Growth in Kenya
A Look at Why Venezuela Is the Third Country With the Most Crypto Adoption
A Look at Why Venezuela Is the Third Country With the Most Crypto Adoption
Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Says "Digital Currency Will Come to Life" but Attacks Volatile Cryptocurrencies
Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Says "Digital Currency Will Come to Life" but Attacks Volatile Cryptocurrencies
Nigeria Bureau De Change Association Boss Accuses Speculators of Destabilizing the Naira— Says Central Bank Funding Will End Currency Woes
Nigeria Bureau De Change Association Boss Accuses Speculators of Destabilizing the Naira— Says Central Bank Funding Will End Currency Woes