Africa Market

Signal Is Experimenting With Stellar-Based Cryptocurrency

The private messaging app has explored its own digital payments offering, pursuing a strategy similar to other tech players.
January 27, 2021

Nigerian Youth Propels the Country to the Top of Google Bitcoin Search Rankings

Nigeria, one of the biggest cryptocurrency markets in the world, recently emerged as the country with the highest number of bit...
January 16, 2021

Elon Musk, The World’s Richest Man, Wants To Be Paid In Bitcoin

Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of Tesla TSLA +7.8% and SpaceX and who has just become the world's richest man, has said he ...
January 10, 2021

South African Court Grants Order to Liquidate Mirror Trading International After Investors Fail to Withdraw Their BTC

A South African High Court recently granted a provisional liquidation order against Mirror Trading International (MTI) followin...
January 1, 2021

Akon: Crypto Can Give Africa Financial Freedom

Africa is waking up. For many years, the potential of the continent’s youth has been growing. Now, as this talent pool blooms a...
December 26, 2020

Kenyans Can Now Buy and Sell Crypto Through Paxful’s P2P Marketplace

Peer-to-peer digital asset marketplace Paxful has partnered with remittance network BitLipa to allow Kenyan users to buy and se...
December 26, 2020

Why Africa is the new crucible of crypto

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey calls Africa the future of Bitcoin. Local startup founders agree; is the continent set to play host to “C...
December 26, 2020

New Amazon Prime documentary shows how Bitcoin is changing Africa

It turns out that Africa is a perfect proving ground for Bitcoin, according to a documentary and companion report.
December 26, 2020

Will the Next M-Pesa Be a Blockchain App?

“How does your solution touch the base of the pyramid?” asked Nomcebo Sherron Hadebe from the Ministry of Finance in Eswatini (...
December 25, 2020

Bitcoin Fan Jack Dorsey to Talk DeFi at Africa Fintech Summit

Dorsey’s keynote “will revolve around the concepts of decentralized finance and opportunities it creates for financial inclusion.”
December 25, 2020