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Ghanaian and Nigerian Central Bank Open Respective Regulatory Sandbox Application Processes
Ghanaian and Nigerian Central Bank Open Respective Regulatory Sandbox Application Processes
Nigerian Banks Still Distributing Old Naira Banknotes as Demonetization Date Approaches
Nigerian Banks Still Distributing Old Naira Banknotes as Demonetization Date Approaches
New Naira Banknotes to Make Monetary Policy More Effective — Nigerian Central Bank Governor
New Naira Banknotes to Make Monetary Policy More Effective — Nigerian Central Bank Governor
Nigeria's Rising Inflation and Foreign Exchange Shortages Fueling Devaluation Speculation — IMF Mission
Nigeria's Rising Inflation and Foreign Exchange Shortages Fueling Devaluation Speculation — IMF Mission
Ripple Partners With Africa-Focused Remittances and Payments Firm MFS Africa
Ripple Partners With Africa-Focused Remittances and Payments Firm MFS Africa
Egyptian Fintech Raises $31 Million in Series B Funding Round
Egyptian Fintech Raises $31 Million in Series B Funding Round
Abu Dhabi Fintech Startup Raises $20 Million in Series B Funding Round
Abu Dhabi Fintech Startup Raises $20 Million in Series B Funding Round
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
Chinese Central Bank Governor: User Privacy and Financial Security Key Principles Guiding CBDC Design Process
Chinese Central Bank Governor: User Privacy and Financial Security Key Principles Guiding CBDC Design Process
Mastercard Study: African Fintech Sector Had One of the Highest Year-on-Year Growth Rates in Funding in 2021
Mastercard Study: African Fintech Sector Had One of the Highest Year-on-Year Growth Rates in Funding in 2021
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
White House Releases 'First-Ever' Framework for Digital Asset Development — Crypto Industry Leader Says Recommendations Are Unclear
White House Releases 'First-Ever' Framework for Digital Asset Development — Crypto Industry Leader Says Recommendations Are Unclear
Nigerian BTC Peer-to-Peer Volumes Nearly $400M in H1 of 2022 — Significant Growth in Kenya and Ghana Volumes
Nigerian BTC Peer-to-Peer Volumes Nearly $400M in H1 of 2022 — Significant Growth in Kenya and Ghana Volumes
Binance CEO Meets Senegalese and Ivory Coast Presidents, Says 'Africa Is Primed for Crypto Adoption'
Binance CEO Meets Senegalese and Ivory Coast Presidents, Says 'Africa Is Primed for Crypto Adoption'
Senator Indira Kempis Proposes Bill to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender in Mexico
Senator Indira Kempis Proposes Bill to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender in Mexico
Human Rights Advocates Insist Bitcoin 'Provides Financial Inclusion' — Refute Claims in Critics' Letter to US Congress
Human Rights Advocates Insist Bitcoin 'Provides Financial Inclusion' — Refute Claims in Critics' Letter to US Congress
Moneygram Launches USDC Crypto-to-Cash Program in Certain Markets
Moneygram Launches USDC Crypto-to-Cash Program in Certain Markets
Digital Peso to Be Launched in Three Years According to Governor of Banxico
Digital Peso to Be Launched in Three Years According to Governor of Banxico
Three African Countries Plan to Adopt Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Solutions
Three African Countries Plan to Adopt Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Solutions
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
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
Crypto’s Sanction-Slipping Power: Why Bitcoin’s Neutrality Is Its Greatest Humanitarian Asset
Crypto’s Sanction-Slipping Power: Why Bitcoin’s Neutrality Is Its Greatest Humanitarian Asset
Rwanda May Not Reach Decision on CBDC Issuance Until End of 2022 — Central Bank Official
Rwanda May Not Reach Decision on CBDC Issuance Until End of 2022 — Central Bank Official
US Senator on Crypto: We Need Real Solutions to Make the Financial System Work for Everyone, Not Just the Wealthy
US Senator on Crypto: We Need Real Solutions to Make the Financial System Work for Everyone, Not Just the Wealthy
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
Nigerian Central Bank Wants Financial Institutions to Develop Products Based on Its CBDC
Nigerian Central Bank Wants Financial Institutions to Develop Products Based on Its CBDC
Ghana's Minority Lawmakers Reject Government Proposal to Tax Mobile Money Transactions
Ghana's Minority Lawmakers Reject Government Proposal to Tax Mobile Money Transactions
IMF Says Nigerian CBDC Drawing Global Interest, Warns of Associated Risks
IMF Says Nigerian CBDC Drawing Global Interest, Warns of Associated Risks
South African Fintech Raises $120 Million in Funding Round Led by Fidelity
South African Fintech Raises $120 Million in Funding Round Led by Fidelity
Nigerian Experts Insist Africa's First CBDC Is Presently Not for the Unbanked
Nigerian Experts Insist Africa's First CBDC Is Presently Not for the Unbanked
CBDC Could Increase Nigeria’s GDP by $29 Billion in 10 Years: President Buhari
CBDC Could Increase Nigeria’s GDP by $29 Billion in 10 Years: President Buhari
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
Egyptian Banks Set to Launch Multi-Million Dollar Fintech Fund
Egyptian Banks Set to Launch Multi-Million Dollar Fintech Fund
Nigerian CBDC Website Goes Live, Central Bank Faces Trademark Infringement Allegations
Nigerian CBDC Website Goes Live, Central Bank Faces Trademark Infringement Allegations
Chipper Cash Extends Peer-to-Peer Money Transfer Service to South Africa
Chipper Cash Extends Peer-to-Peer Money Transfer Service to South Africa
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
Central Bank of Somalia Launches New Payment System, Reveals Plans to Print New Shilling Banknotes
Central Bank of Somalia Launches New Payment System, Reveals Plans to Print New Shilling Banknotes
Bank of Ghana Selects German Technology Firm as Partner for CBDC Project
Bank of Ghana Selects German Technology Firm as Partner for CBDC Project
Ghana Vice President Praises Central Bank's CBDC Initiative, Says Digital Currencies Can Boost Intra-African Trade
Ghana Vice President Praises Central Bank's CBDC Initiative, Says Digital Currencies Can Boost Intra-African Trade
Rwanda Central Bank Joins CBDC Bandwagon After Announcing Digital Currency Research
Rwanda Central Bank Joins CBDC Bandwagon After Announcing Digital Currency Research
New Bank of America Report Says Digital Currencies 'Could Boost Economic Growth' in Developing Countries
New Bank of America Report Says Digital Currencies 'Could Boost Economic Growth' in Developing Countries
Bank of Uganda Launches Regulatory Sandbox Framework — One Fintech Firm Already Approved
Bank of Uganda Launches Regulatory Sandbox Framework — One Fintech Firm Already Approved
Study Shows 36% of Nigerian Adults Are Financially Excluded — Digital Financial Services Bolster Inclusion
Study Shows 36% of Nigerian Adults Are Financially Excluded — Digital Financial Services Bolster Inclusion
Fintechs Invited to Work on Georgia’s Central Bank Digital Currency
Fintechs Invited to Work on Georgia’s Central Bank Digital Currency
FSB Report Says Stablecoins Promote Financial Inclusion: Urges Regulators to Tighten Laundering Controls
FSB Report Says Stablecoins Promote Financial Inclusion: Urges Regulators to Tighten Laundering Controls
New Demand for Cryptocurrencies: Trading on Bitcoin Cash KYC-Free Exchange With Blind Escrow
New Demand for Cryptocurrencies: Trading on Bitcoin Cash KYC-Free Exchange With Blind Escrow
South Africa Leads Crypto Revolution in Africa – Challenges Spur and Slow Adoption
South Africa Leads Crypto Revolution in Africa – Challenges Spur and Slow Adoption
Shopify Joins Libra While Quitter Vodafone Advertises Bitcoin on Facebook
Shopify Joins Libra While Quitter Vodafone Advertises Bitcoin on Facebook
How SLP Dividends Can Tokenize Anything, Including the Stock Market
How SLP Dividends Can Tokenize Anything, Including the Stock Market
BRD's Adam Traidman on New Products, Crypto Adoption, and Banking the Unbanked Into 2020
BRD's Adam Traidman on New Products, Crypto Adoption, and Banking the Unbanked Into 2020