カテゴリー: Africa

Paxful Grants Academic Scholarships to Female Afghan Refugees #BuiltWithBitcoin

Paxful Grants Academic Scholarships to Female Afghan Refugees #BuiltWithBitcoinPaxful, the peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin marketplace, has announced new developments in its #BuiltWithBitcoin charitable initiative. The company has granted scholarships to female Afghan refugees in the U.S., and provided additional resources for the Rwandan nursery school that it helped construct. Also Read: Company Asks Israeli Authorities Permission to Pay Salaries in Bitcoin Helping Afghan Women […]

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Zimbabwe’s Golix Exchange Enters Kenya, Uganda, South Africa

Zimbabwe’s Golix Exchange Enters Kenya, Uganda, South AfricaCrypto exchange Golix is entering three other African markets in an effort to survive the ban imposed by the central bank in its home country – Zimbabwe. Moreover, the troubled trading platform claims the move is part of a strategy to offer its services across the whole continent. Golix says the shortage of infrastructure has […]

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Zimbabwe High Court Reverses Central Bank’s Cryptocurrency Ban

Zimbabwe High Court Reverses Central Bank's Cryptocurrency BanJust recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Zimbabwe-based exchange Golix filing a lawsuit over the recent Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) ‘cryptocurrency ban’ that was issued in a financial guidance circular earlier this month. Now, according to numerous regional reports, the Zimbabwe High Court has ruled in favor of the trading platform’s argument because the RBZ […]

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Golix Exchange Files Lawsuit Against Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe’s Cryptocurrency Ban

Golix Exchange Files Lawsuit Against Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe's Cryptocurrency BanOn May 13 2018, the Reserve Bank Of Zimbabwe (RBZ) issued guidelines in a circular that detailed cryptocurrency activities taking place within the country are now banned. The RBZ further stated that domestic digital currency operations had sixty days to become compliant. Local reports now reveal the Zimbabwe-based cryptocurrency exchange Golix plans to take the […]

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Wendy McElroy: Decentralization is the Core of Crypto Freedom

Decentralization is the Core of Crypto FreedomThe Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 3: Decentralization Chapter 8, Part 2. Decentralization is the Core of Crypto Freedom Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else. […]

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Zimbabwe Bans All Cryptocurrency Activity, Businesses Have 2 Month Grace Period

Zimbabwe Bans All Cryptocurrency Activity, Businesses Have 2 Month Grace PeriodZimbabwe’s central bank issued Circular to Banking Institutions No. 2/2018: Virtual Currencies, effectively banning all crypto activity in the African nation. Businesses dealing in decentralized currencies have 60 days to comply. Also read: India’s Supreme Court Keeps Ban on Banks’ Crypto Services, For Now Zimbabwe Bans Crypto Issued 11 May, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, […]

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Bitflyer on Hiring Spree – Discusses Multiple Expansion Plans

Bitflyer on Hiring Spree - Discusses Multiple Expansion PlansJapanese exchange Bitflyer is on a hiring spree, trying to tap talent from Wall Street. The company says coders can make $100,000, and plenty of employees earn $200,000. Besides already operating in three regions, the exchange is expanding into additional countries and adding more services. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Number […]

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P2P Market Paxful’s Reaches $40 Million in Monthly Bitcoin Volume in Africa

Africa Reaches $40 Million in Monthly Bitcoin Volume on P2P Market PaxfulWith an estimated population of hundreds of millions of unbanked and underbanked people, Africa is a prime location for game changing financial technologies like bitcoin to take hold. A new report shows again that while not reaching the speculative online trading volume of Asia or the West, Africans are investing in bitcoin in growing numbers, […]

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Bitcoin Adoption Grows in Ugandan Capital City of Kampala

Bitcoin Adoption Grows in Ugandan Capital City of KampalaAbc News has published a report detailing the rising popularity of bitcoin among the citizenry of the Ugandan capital city of Kampala. The report describes many Ugandan bitcoin adopters as professionals seeking a supplementary income, in addition to jobless millennials seeking a means to escape a life of minimal economic opportunity. Also Read: Study: 70% of Crypto […]

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Mainstream Media Reports of “Blockchain Elections” in Sierra Leone Are All Fake News

Reports of “Blockchain Elections” in Sierra Leone Were All Fake NewsThe hype around so called applications of “blockchain technology” is nothing new, as many people have successfully used it to get free publicity for themselves, riding the coattails of Bitcoin’s success. But while it so far was limited mainly to promoting ICO tokens and inflating stock prices, now it seems to have crossed a border […]

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