Kenya News

Kenya, or officially the Republic of Kenya, is a state in Eastern Africa. Currently, Kenya is one of the most rapidly developing countries in Africa. In terms of Bitcoin, Kenya — as an economic center of the continent — has had a leading position in cryptocurrency use. Bitcoin mining in Kenya has become very popular among the community due to several reasons, such as less volatility relative to the national currency, the ability to earn money, etc., so even the local mass media spread the information about Bitcoin, which has led to a higher level of awareness among citizens of the country. The technology of blockchain in Kenya is considering for use by the real estate market to register ownership and for auditing, in order to make its services convenient and transparent.

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The country’s first effort at crypto regulation amends its Capital Markets Law to define crypto as a security and establish reporting, tax and other requirement...
Kenyan legislation establishes crypto taxation, creates consumer protections
Derek Andersen
2022-11-21T19:00:00+00:00
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A young Zimbabwean Bitcoiner built out a business with Bitcoin — importing cars and sending remittance payments — when he returned to his homeland during the CO...
Bitcoin in Zimbabwe: Importing cars and sending money to family
Joseph Hall
2022-06-21T12:50:42+01:00
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Governments and environmentalists are quick to criticize the amount of electricity Bitcoin mining uses, but investors’ growing interest in crypto is leading to ...
Here’s how blockchains are helping to advance the global energy grid
Jordan Finneseth
2022-06-10T22:30:00+01:00
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The country’s main electricity producer has issued a general invite for Bitcoin miners looking to take advantage of its renewable energy facility near the capit...
Kenyan energy company entices Bitcoin miners with geothermal power
Brian Newar
2022-06-03T06:13:00+01:00
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Africa’s booming crypto ecosystem welcomes a new exchange platform MARA with backing from the likes of Coinbase Ventures and Alameda Research.
Backed by Coinbase and Alameda, African exchange MARA eyes continental prospects
Gareth Jenkinson
2022-05-11T14:00:00+01:00
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Near Foundation backs Kenya-based blockchain community Sankore to educate and train blockchain developers and analysts to support the growth of local projects.
From smart insurance to on-chain document verification: Here’s how Near aims to improve Kenya
Ezra Reguerra
2022-05-09T10:00:00+01:00
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“A key opportunity where CBK sees potential value is the use of CBDC in facilitating cross-border transactions," the announcement reads.
Central Bank of Kenya seeks public input on potential CBDC
Arnold Kirimi
2022-02-10T13:43:33+00:00
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“When I started, I almost gave up multiple times. I just want to help others have a more streamlined way to get into crypto,” said Brenda Gentry, a former USAA ...
NFTs and DeFi overturn a banker‘s generational curse of poverty in 2 years
Arijit Sarkar
2022-01-22T08:25:16+00:00
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