As anti-French sentiment rides high in West Africa, Bitique opens its doors, the “Bitcoin Mastermind” conference beckons and more nodes come online to verify the Bitcoin blockchain.
Why is there a groundswell toward Bitcoin adoption in Dakar? And could it influence neighboring countries and regions to explore magic internet money?15409
African crypto experts and entrepreneurs explain why the CFA franc is an uncomfortable currency and why Bitcoin is making waves as a replacement.9232
A Senegalese woman is empowering her community with Bitcoin, blockchain and a Bitcoin bakery idea that became a crypto fishery.3375
The Senegalese Bitcoin community is flourishing: There's a homemade Bitcoin exchange, Bitcoin seminars in the local language and a growing list of merchants accepting Bitcoin in 2022.5519
Akon City, the ambitious ideas for a pan-African crypto-powered smart city in Senegal from rapper Akon, has not progressed past the laying of a ceremonial stone in 12 months.17981
French retail giant Auchan has expanded its blockchain products’ traceability solution after successful a 18-month pilot in Vietnam.4083
Senegal may become the first country to release a cryptocurrency based on its national currency.4054