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Survey: South Africans Turning to Crypto as Hedge Against Volatility of the Rand

A survey by Luno, a London-based cryptocurrency platform, has revealed that a growing number of people in South Africa prefer holding cryptocurrencies such as...
Pan-African African Organisation Launches Framework to Maximize Trade Using Cryptocurrency

Pan-African Organization Launches Framework to Encourage Cryptocurrency Trade

On Nov. 2, the African Digital Asset Framework (ADAF) launched with a mandate to promote cryptocurrency commerce within the continent. Co-founder Felix Macharia said...
Africa Dominates P2P Bitcoin Exchange Paxful With $64 Million Trades Each Month

Africa Dominates Trade Volume on P2P Bitcoin Exchange Paxful

Paxful Inc., a peer-to-peer bitcoin exchange, is seeing significant growth in Africa. The U.S.-based company said Africans now accounted for the largest number of...

Bitcoin Cash Merchant Directory Marco Coino Surpasses 500 Listings

Over the last year bitcoin cash adoption has been thriving and in certain regions, BCH merchants are spreading like wildfire. Thanks to a slew...
Irresponsible Borrowing Leave Africa on Brink of Debt Crisis - Again

Irresponsible Borrowing Leaves Africa on Brink of Debt Crisis – Again

Irresponsible government borrowing has caused debt in many African countries to reach crisis level. Over the past 10 years, more than $80 billion in...
Bitcoin Trading Flourishes on Whatsapp Following African Exchange Closures

Bitcoin Trading Flourishes on Whatsapp Following African Exchange Closures

Governments in Africa simply cannot stop an idea whose time has come. In Zimbabwe, financial regulators banned cryptocurrency trading, and shut down two exchanges,...
Wave of Mobile Money Tax Hikes Squeeze Africa’s Poor to Spoil Governments

Wave of Mobile Tax Hikes Squeeze Africa’s Poor to Indulge Governments

A smart robber fleeces you with a pen and a handshake. From Zimbabwe to Kenya, Uganda to Benin, African governments are on a tax-raising...
New Pos Terminal by Pundix Allows Nigerians to Make Purchases in Bitcoin

New POS Terminal by Pundix Allows Nigerians to Make Purchases in Bitcoin

Indonesian cryptocurrency and payments company Pundix has introduced a point of sale terminal at a shop in Nigeria, allowing people in the West African...
Pesamill Africa Launches as Kenya's Latest Exchange, Offers P2P And Centralised Trading

Pesamill Africa Launches as Kenya’s Latest Exchange Offering P2P And Centralized Trading

Pesamill Africa started trading today in one of Africa's most active bitcoin markets. The exchange will compete with the likes of Bitpesa, and market...
US Dollar Loses Dominance As A Means For Settling Transactions In Africa

US Dollar Losing Dominance as a Means for Settling Transactions in Africa

The dominance of the United States dollar as a settlement currency in Africa is being challenged by emerging payment methods in financial technology and...