Africa Market

Number of African Cryptocurrency Users up by Nearly 2,500%

The number of cryptocurrency users in Africa grew by almost 2,500% between January 2021 and January 2022, while the average num...

ICON’s ICX Rockets 70% as Crypto-Friendly Candidate Wins South Korean Presidential Election

ICON’s ICX Rockets 70% as Crypto-Friendly Candidate Wins South Korean Presidential Election

Congo Based Startup Jambo Raises $7.5 Million in Seed Funding Round

A Congo-based Web3 app developer, Jambo, recently said it raised $7.5 million in a seed funding round. According to a report, t...

Kenyan Central Bank Document Discusses Benefits and Risks Posed by CBDC — Public Asked to Comment

Kenya’s central bank has acknowledged in a recently released document that a central bank digital currency could potentially be...

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...
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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...