Time Magazine has put a blockchain startup from Ghana in its “Genius Companies” list for 2018, along with such companies as Apple, Netflix and SpaceX.
Ghana is a west African country with an area of 239,500 square kilometers and a population of 28 million people. Ghana has one of the fastest growing economies in the word. Ghana has a rich resource base that includes petroleum and precious metals, plus a developed industrial sector that produces automobiles and electronics. The Ghanaian economy, if properly improved in property rights and market transparency, could become the strongest in Africa. There is no certainty about the position of Bitcoin in Ghana. Ghana has no Bitcoin regulation; however, trading Bitcoin is not legal, as it is yet to be recognized as a form of currency. All mediums of exchange in Ghana should be approved by the Bank of Ghana and Bitcoin’s status is under consideration. The central bank of Ghana issued Bitcoin-related warnings which cautioned the public on the use of it and related risks.
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