Africa

Cryptocurrency Mining on the African Continent: Challenges and Opportunities
Dec 08, 2020 at 14:42
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Cryptocurrency Mining on the African Continent: Challenges and Opportunities
It is more than 10 years since the first cryptocurrency appeared on earth. The emergence of crypto attracted varied reactions from the different countries of the world. Africa, the second-largest continent is especially lagging in crypto trading and mining. What challenges and opportunities lie on the way of crypto mining growth in Africa?
The Boom of Cryptocurrency Adoption in Africa due to Covid-19 Pandemic
Sep 26, 2020 at 12:23
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The Boom of Cryptocurrency Adoption in Africa due to Covid-19 Pandemic
Due to Covid-19 pandemic we can see a growing interest in Bitcoin and cryptocurrency on the African continent in 2020.
Developing Countries Are Vulnerable to Cryptocurrency Scams
Aug 04, 2020 at 14:18
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Developing Countries Are Vulnerable to Cryptocurrency Scams
The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic triggered the growth of various kinds of fraudulent activity, including that involving cryptocurrency. Despite such activity harming people from all over the world, the citizens of developing countries seem to be more vulnerable.
Young Africans Are Driving Cryptocurrency Development on the Continent
May 01, 2020 at 14:37
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Young Africans Are Driving Cryptocurrency Development on the Continent
Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology is taking root in Africa’s financial realm. The continent’s youth remains the frontrunners of development.
The Number of Bitcoin ATMs Approaches 8,000 Amidst COVID-19
Apr 23, 2020 at 13:13
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The Number of Bitcoin ATMs Approaches 8,000 Amidst COVID-19
The operation of Bitcoin ATMs seems unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic, with their number approaching 8,000 machines worldwide in April 2020.
Akon cryptocurrency cities expanding on the African continent
Apr 19, 2020 at 13:22
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Akon cryptocurrency cities expanding on the African continent
Akon, a former R&B singer and rapper, has cracked a deal with a Kenyan billionaire to set up a second smart city powered by the Akoin cryptocurrency.
Cryptocurrency Adoption Can Become a Saviour for Economy in Africa
Mar 31, 2020 at 09:21
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Cryptocurrency Adoption Can Become a Saviour for Economy in Africa
Africa has several nations that are both economically and politically unstable and financially untrusted by ordinary African citizens, especially villagers.
Italy Registers a Boost in Cryptocurrencies and Other Digital Payments
Feb 16, 2020 at 08:28
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Italy Registers a Boost in Cryptocurrencies and Other Digital Payments
Making a digital payment, e.g. using cryptocurrency is still, for many Italians, an operation that could potentially be a security risk. To highlight it is a study conducted by Luno, a company specialized in cryptocurrencies, through the Dalia Research platform on a sample of a thousand people for each of the countries taken into consideration are Italy, France, Indonesia, the United Kingdom, Malaysia, Nigeria and South Africa.
Cryptocurrency & Mobile Money in Agriculture Sector of East Africa Community
Jan 31, 2020 at 08:34
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Cryptocurrency & Mobile Money in Agriculture Sector of East Africa Community
In Kenya, IBM is working to create a blockchain-based microfinance system aimed at food vendors. By tracking sales operations using mobile phone devices and using artificial intelligence to create a credit scoring system, the platform allows microfinance for minute commerce.
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