20Mar/21

Africa’s solarized digitalization agenda in the time of coronavirus

The seventh session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development convened earlier this month with the theme “Building forward better: Towards a resilient and green Africa to achieve the 2030 AgendaRead More…

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05Feb/21

Binance Suspends Deposits in Nigeria Following Central Bank Directive

Binance has temporarily suspended deposits in Nigerian naira – the country’s local fiat currency – in response to a Friday letter from Nigeria’s central bank (CBN) instructing local banks to identify andRead More…

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27Jul/19

Binance Exchange’s Charity Falling Short of Transparency Goals

The Takeaway: The charity arm of Binance was reportedly financed late last year by donations of at least $13 million. A company spokesperson said, “the donated amount does not include the totalRead More…

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09May/19

Despite $100K Pledged to Charity, Adam Back Remains Silent Over Proposed Debate

There’s over $100,000 on the line that could be given to charity for about an hour of Adam Back’s time. If he chooses to debate Bitcoin Unlimited’s Peter Rizun over why heRead More…

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23Apr/19

Crypto-Based Transfers Can Cut Remittance Costs in Africa by 90%

Remittances have become a lifeline for many people in Sub-Saharan Africa, but the cost of sending money via banks and money transfer operators remains punitively high. On average, it costs 9.3% (ofRead More…

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25Mar/19

Free Talk Live and Friends Raise $80K in Crypto for Ugandan Orphanage

On Monday, the independently syndicated radio broadcast Free Talk Live (FTL) announced that the organization, along with a group of businesses and FTL listeners, had raised $45,000 in cryptocurrencies to construct anRead More…

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