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How Bitcoin is helping people at the grassroots level in Africa
In a disaster hit region in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Bitcoin is proving useful when legacy systems fail.
Nigeria’s central bank orders closure of crypto-related accounts
The Nigerian Central bank in a circular has ordered financial institutions in the country to closed bank accounts related to crypto.
Cardano reveals the extent of progress on its plans to digitally connect Zanzibar
World Mobile and IOHK develop closer ties during the Zanzibar tour.
Zimbabwe considers “unstoppable” crypto as legal tender
Zimbabwe acknowledges crypto may have a role to play in the future of the country's financial infrastructure.
Nigeria ranks ahead of U.S., others in crypto ownership. Bitcoin remains hot favorite.
Over 50% of crypto holders in Nigeria are in fact Bitcoin hodlers according to a research by Finders
Cardano (ADA) is on track with its “digital transformation” of Ethiopia
Cardano's presence in Africa has been called into question on numerous occasions. But Hoskinson has responded by shutting down any skepticism.
Crypto-loving Nigeria to launch eNaira stablecoin today
After postponing the launch of the “eNaira” indefinitely, Nigeria’s central bank has now announced that it would launch the CBDC project today.
Nigeria suspends launch of ambitious e-naira project
The apex bank of Nigeria has announced the postponement of the launch of the country’s CBDC project, eNaira.
47% of South Africans own Bitcoin (BTC), holding $70 worth on average
47% of South Africans hold BTC, majority of them hold around $70 worth of the asset.
Data: Bitcoin (BTC) adoption grows 1,200% in Africa
A recent Chainalysis report indicates that Bitcoin adoption has grown by 1200% in Africa.
Akon’s $6 billion ‘AkonCity’ is only a placard in a Senegalese greenland
Akon’s futuristic city plans might have hit a snag as locals express disappointment about the pace of the project.
Kenya does more peer-to-peer crypto trades than anywhere else in the world
According to Chainalysis, Kenyans lead the world in crypto P2P trading.
Emerging markets like Nigeria, Kenya led 880% global crypto growth in 2021
Data on global cryptocurrency adoption reveals growing interest from residents of emerging countries as they are willing to enter the space.
Here’s what Cardano (ADA) has been up to with the Ethiopia project
Hoskinson reveals Cardano’s progress on developing blockchain infrastructure in Ethiopia and explains how the company discerns for whom it develops identity solutions.
Nigeria moved $40 million via peer-to-peer Bitcoin (BTC) trades last month
Data from UsefulTulips have shown that Nigerians, using the P2P trading method traded almost $40 million BTC
Bitcoin, Ethereum peer-to-peer volumes in Nigeria continue surging
Available information has shown that Nigeria has recorded tremendous growth in its crypto P2P trade volume despite the imposed restrictions on the sector by the government.
Currency devaluation in Nigeria is driving a crypto boom in the country
Loss of faith in the naira is prompting locals to turn to crypto.
New IOTA partnership eases out business woes in East Africa
The Foundation is partnering with Trademark East Africa to develop digital infrastructure for improving supply chain transparency and trust among trading partners in Kenya.