Africa

Young Africans Are Driving Cryptocurrency Development on the Continent
May 01, 2020 at 14:37
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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 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, 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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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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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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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.
African Countries Surpass Other Parts of the World in Bitcoin Searches
Nov 04, 2019 at 10:58
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For people that have been closely following the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry, they will tell you that Africa is the place to start any kind of commercial business including Bitcoin (BTC) trade and is growing fast without facing any severe competition. Actually, the digital currency and distributed ledger technology (DLT) adoption on the second largest continent is rapidly gaining momentum than any other continent.
Basketball Player Suspected of $800K Cryptocurrency Scam
Oct 29, 2019 at 09:49
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Former NBA legend Isaac Edward Austin (IEA) has been accused of being involved in an $800k cryptocurrency rip-off. He is suspected of cheating a firm from Ghana Africa about a million dollars in a latest Bitcoin (BTC) scheme.
Uganda Puts Blockchain on Another Level in Africa
Sep 16, 2019 at 12:49
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In an effort to become a strong cryptocurrency and distributed ledger technology hub in Africa, Uganda has issued the first license to create a free zone for Bitcoin, blockchain and other developing technologies. The Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)issued a license to designers and developers to launch a free zone focusing mainly on DLT innovations.
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