The region’s traders are highly aware of scams and avoid them.
‘Virtual crypto assets are securities, unless proven otherwise,’ the Nigerian SEC said.
Africans are turning to cryptocurrencies to avoid high fees and currency instability, with transfers to and from the continent increasing 55% over the last year.
Fodé Diop, founder of the Dakar Bitcoin Developers meetup in Senegal speaks with CoinDesk’s Leigh Cuen about bitcoin in Africa.
Nigeria outperformed the rest of the world by the level of interest in Bitcoin over recent months.
Ray Youssef joins Charlie Shrem to discuss Paxful’s mission in Africa, the liberating power of crypto and the unfairness of the African franc.
Nigerian scammers converted millions of dollars into Bitcoin via Gemini exchange according to an FBI criminal complaint.
A blockchain startup helps car manufacturers ascertain that the raw materials they use are not produced by children.
A joint initiative of Akon’s Akoin and Dutch Effect.AI, the Kenyan Opportunity Hub will promote blockchain education and new work opportunities.
Regions of the world with fast-growing economic potential and young populations, such as India and Africa, will become leaders in crypto adoption.