Tag Archives: Africa

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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22Mar/19

Why Africa Continues to Lag Behind in Cryptocurrency Adoption

Africa continues to dominate Google Trends search interest for “bitcoin,” but that has not translated into widespread adoption of cryptocurrency by users and businesses. Apart from opaque regulation and a lack ofRead More…

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04Mar/19

Startup Company Sets up Bitcoin ATM in Botswana

Express Minds Ltd has set up a bitcoin automated teller machine (BATM) in Gaborone, Botswana, increasing the number of the machines on the continent to 10. The fiat-to-crypto machine allows users toRead More…

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