Binance CEO: Names Africa an Untapped Market for Crypto

Changpeng Zhao, Founder and CEO of crypto exchange giant Binance, has described Africa as an untapped market place with a plethora of opportunities for...

Digital Remittances Reach Record High of $96 Billion, Fees Charged by Traditional Providers Open...

In a globalized world where labor follows capital, the remittance industry has been growing constantly in both volume and users. Traditional providers like banks...

Wifi Sharing Platform Wicrypt Gets Government Grant in Nigeria

A crypto startup providing wifi hotspot sharing services in Nigeria has won funding from the country’s telecom regulator. Wicrypt placed second among 25 tech...

Tunisia’s Central Bank Denies Reports Claiming It Issued an E-Dinar

In a sweeping rejection, the central bank quashed "unfounded" rumors that it had become the first monetary authority to issue a CBDC.

Eyeing African Market, Binance Adds Nigerian Fiat-to-Crypto Gateway

Facilitated by payments network Flutterwave, the addition starts a new phase of Binance adding sub-Saharan fiat pairs.

Facebook’s WhatsApp Seeks Policy Expert to Champion Blockchain in Africa

WhatsApp is looking to hire a blockchain policy expert in Africa as parent company Facebook's Libra project meets regulatory resistance worldwide.

Burundi Central Bank Director: ‘Strong Measures’ Will Be Taken Against Crypto Traders

The Republic of Burundi banned all cryptocurrencies, stating the volatile, speculative and unregulated asset class presents too much risk for citizens.

Zambia SEC: Warns Against ICO Promising HYIP-Style 1000% ROI

The Zambian Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the general public to desist from investing in an initial coin offering (ICO) promoted by...

Binance Exchange’s Charity Falling Short of Transparency Goals

Less than half of the donations made to the Binance Charity Foundation are accounted for on its website.

South African Payment Gateway Drops BTC Over Fees and Network Congestion

On July 12, South African payment gateway service Payfast announced the company is dropping bitcoin core (BTC) payments due to network congestion and high...

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