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MMM Global hurts Bitcoin business in Africa, Bitpesa Bitcoin exchange warns its users on the need to be cautious.
BitFury announced that it has invested in BitPesa, a universal payment and trading platform for the African continent, through its investment wing, BitFury Capital
It has been revealed recently that Safaricom, a leading Kenyan mobile network operator, tried to shut down a promising Bitcoin startup. Are monopolists that much afraid of losing out to Bitcoin?
Kenya Ministry of Communications and Information Technology minister Joe Mucheru is unable to sell his shares in BitPesa after the federal government imposed tightened regulations on virtual currency.
African blockchain-related startups will pitch new products at SWIFT African Regional Conference in Mauritius on May 18.
What happened this week in crypto innovation? Here's all the news that's fit to print
Africa has achieved yet another milestone in the world of cryptocurrency as the first quarter of 2015 drew to a close.
Bitcoin and Africa are often mentioned in the same sentence, particularly when talking about remittances and the unbanked.
M-Pesa operator Safaricom will not be required to grant access to bitcoin startup BitPesa amid an ongoing legal dispute. What are the consequences?
BTC Guild will close shop in New York over the Bitlicense; Goldman Sachs plans to launch its own LendingClub competitor; Adam Back has called for more open discussion on the Bitcoin Block size and more news
Juniter’s prediction of 5 million Bitcoin users by 2019 sounds lackluster, but if current activity in Africa is sustained, it could also be proven meaningless.
It is a well-documented fact that Africa has a huge number of unbanked, which in some countries goes beyond 70%, and also incurs very high costs of money transmission. It follows then that when Bitcoin is mentioned in the same breath as Africa, it is often as a technology that is in a position to help solve these probl...
New Daily Digest on Hong Kong Issues Bitcoin Warning, Russia Reconsiders Stance, and BitPesa Raises US$1.1 Million
BitX launched the first wallet and exchange service in Kenya on August 6.
If you are a member of Africa’s expanding diaspora, then Bitcoin could potentially hold the key to a better life for your friends and relatives in the motherland. Many nations on the African continent are dependent on money transfers from abroad known as remittances.
BitPesa ended its beta testing phase to celebrate its official launch last week.
Ripple Labs raised a US$28 million series A funding round, Ross Ulbricht's defense urges judge in Silk Road case to consider the dark market’s potential for harm reduction, and more news.
Since Bitcoin became known and the idea of independent deflationary digital currency roaming the online fields, Africa had interest in it. Even if no one thought about it at that moment.
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