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Available data has shown that African countries are leading the pack when it comes to Bitcoin peer-to-peer (P2p) trading in recent times.
In what appears to be the latest move by a sovereign country to embrace cryptocurrency, Tanzania’s President Samia Sulhulu has asked the country’s Central Bank to start exploring the crypto sector, as per local outlet The Citizen.
A project called 1729, which offers users Bitcoin rewards for completing various tasks and tutorials, has announced a new contest for artists who are interested in portraying a bright, highly technological future of Africa.
Cardano (ADA) posted a new all-time high today of $1.68.
The East African country of Tanzania will partner with Cardano’s parent company IOG to facilitate mobile internet connectivity, digital identity, and financial empowerment to rural communities in the country.
Global blockchain research and Cardano development company IOHK has announced a partnership with the Ethiopian Government, as per a release shared with CryptoSlate.
Cardano’s strategy in Africa could face a setback following the intensification of civil war in Ethiopia.
Two Nigerian regulatory bodies, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), have agreed to conduct research to regulate and govern the sector’s booming Bitcoin and crypto market.
Twitter boss Jack Dorsey and rapper Shawn Carter, also known as Jay-Z, are funding a Bitcoin trust.
IOHK, the company behind the Cardano blockchain, is in the final stages of securing a huge government contract in Africa.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) reminded financial service businesses that dealing with cryptocurrency is prohibited.
Crypto adoption has boomed in Africa in the past few years, attracting eyeballs and investments, and even celebrities joining in on the cause.
In its first step towards the futuristic Akon City, Akoin, the cryptocurrency business that is chaired by global artist Akon, can now be used to pay for goods and services in a west Kenyan city.
Akoin, the cryptocurrency developed by renowned popstar Akon to improve social opportunities and access for African entrepreneurs, has announced its premier listing on crypto exchange Bittrex Global, as per a release shared with CryptoSlate.
Akoin, the cryptocurrency and decentralized app ecosystem developed by popular music artist Akon, has partnered with Roll, a blockchain platform that enables creators to develop their own branded digital currency (called social money) unique to their online presence.
Akoin, the Stellar (XLM) based blockchain network and cryptocurrency developed by artist Akon, has partnered with healthcare solution provider Jeev to help improve access to healthcare to millions of people in Rwanda and the rest of Africa.
While financial markets face turmoil this year, it’s finally looking like a moment for cryptocurrencies — if recognition and partnerships are anything to go by.
Ghana’s Waya Money has seemingly teamed up with Ripple to bring instant cross-border settlements to millions of Africans in three countries if a recent update on the former’s site is considered.