Category: Africa

Board urges Bank of Central African States to introduce common digital currency: Report

The Bank of Central African States, or Banque des États de l’Afrique, which serves Cameroon,...

Central African Republic president launches crypto initiative following Bitcoin adoption

Faustin-Archange Touadéra, president of the Central African Republic, has announced the government will be backing...

Uganda’s gold discovery: What it could mean for crypto

These are fraught times for the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector, so it isn’t surprising that...

Making money, escaping poverty: Bitcoin and Lightning in Mozambique

Bitcoin (BTC) is for all. For you, for Michael Saylor in Miami, and for 38-year-old Jorge,...

Africa’s top golfers to shoot for Bitcoin prize on Sunshine Tour

Top golfers from Africa and Europe will be eyeing lucrative Bitcoin (BTC) payouts at the...

Crypto-loving anti-vax group seeks like-minded talent to live in African ‘paradise’

A group of people who have claimed they refuse to take any of the COVID-19...

5 year study looks at if token rewards can improve HIV patient outcomes in Africa

A groundbreaking five-year study into whether crypto token incentives can improve health outcomes for patients...

Project Giant: Nigeria’s CBDC set for pilot rollout on Independence Day

After four years of development, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is set to roll...

Nigeria to pilot central bank digital currency in October

For much of 2021, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has been in the headlines...

Africrypt turns sour on investors: Founders flee as court cases build up

Two South African brothers are facing mounting pressure to come forward to authorities as investigators...

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