Africa Market

Proportion of South African Crypto Holders Grows to 11.3%, 56% of Crypto Owners Hold Bitcoin

Proportion of South African Crypto Holders Grows to 11.3%, 56% of Crypto Owners Hold Bitcoin

Visa and ConsenSys team up on CBDC tech

Visa has teamed up with blockchain tech provider ConsenSys in order to develop new infrastructure that will support the rollout...
January 13, 2022
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Kenya Set to Scale Up Adoption of Cryptocurrencies in 2022

In his Africa crypto market predictions for 2022, Marius Reitz, the general manager for Luno in Africa, has predicted that Keny...

Meta’s WhatsApp will allow crypto payments through Novi wallet in U.S.

A 3D printed WhatsApp logo and keyboard buttons are placed on a computer motherboard in this illustration taken January 21, 2021.

Number of Africa-Based Users on Kucoin Platform Surge by 200% in First 10 Months of 2021

Despite largely lagging behind the rest of the world on many other metrics, Africa however appears to have taken the lead where...

Taproot, Bitcoin’s Long-Anticipated Upgrade, Has Activated

Taproot gives developers an expanded toolbox to work with as they continue to ideate, iterate and build on Bitcoin.
November 15, 2021
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MMA Entertainment Firm UFC to Launch Exclusive NFT Series With Crypto.com

On Tuesday, the digital asset exchange Crypto.com announced the launch of the first official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UF...

Ghana Wants to Make Its CBDC Available for Use Offline: Report

The country’s digital currency, the e-cedi, would work via the use of smart cards, according to an official at the Bank of Ghana.
October 19, 2021
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Nigeria’s eNaira Website Goes Live Ahead of Scheduled October Rollout

The central bank digital currency will be accompanied by a CBN-sanctioned wallet that a user can link to their bank account.
September 28, 2021
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