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South Africa to Start Tracking All Cryptocurrency Transactions in...

Owning bitcoin in South Africa just got a little harder, or at least it will do by the end of quarter one this year. According to a consultation paper published yesterday by the South...

Christina Comben | Jan 16, 2019 | 15:00
Ugandan Prince Brings Crypto-Powered Solar Energy to Africa
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Ugandan Prince Brings Crypto-Powered Solar Energy to Africa

Have you noticed recently there are less emails from African princes, desperate for help getting fortunes out of their country? Perhaps that is because they are now investing in clean...

Emilio Janus | Oct 03, 2018 | 17:00
South African Releases Draft Cryptocurrency Tax Law
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South Africa Releases Draft Cryptocurrency Tax Law

The South Africa Revenue Service (SARS) recently released a draft cryptocurrency tax legislation. The draft defines the framework of virtual currency taxation in the country. Details...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Aug 08, 2018 | 20:00
Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts in Africa Need to Understand the Industry Before Investing
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Cryptocurrency Remains Popular In South Africa, But Scams and...

Sales for an exclusively African cryptocurrency opened up in August to those with a South African bank account — seemingly capitalizing on virtual currency’s popularity in the...

Kevin O’Brien | Aug 05, 2018 | 04:00
Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts in Africa Need to Understand the Industry Before Investing
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Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts in Africa Need to Understand the Industry...

More and more investors in Africa are hopping on the Bitcoin bandwagon. However, they need to ensure that they are aware of what decentralization actually means when it comes to...

Nikita Blows | Jul 28, 2018 | 07:00
South Africa Cryptocurrency
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‘I Wish I’d Invested In Cryptocurrency,’ Say 38...

38 percent of South Africans “wish they had invested” in cryptocurrency as businesses report “decent” interest in the emerging technology from corporate investors. 40 Percent...

Wilma Woo | Jul 12, 2018 | 18:00
Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts in Africa Need to Understand the Industry Before Investing
Bitcoin Acceptance

Cryptocurrency Continues to Thrive in South Africa

The popularity of cryptocurrency is not just restricted to Europe, Asia, and North America. South Africa, the continent’s second-largest economy, continues to experience a...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jul 07, 2018 | 20:00
Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts in Africa Need to Understand the Industry Before Investing
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South African Crypto Scam Update: A Bashful Bitcoin Fraudster and...

It’s been nearly three months since news broke of a multi-million-dollar cryptocurrency scam in South Africa. Let’s take a look at some of the latest developments. In March of...

Nikita Blows | May 29, 2018 | 04:00
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13-Year-Old Bitcoin Kidnapping Victim Found Safe

A young 13-old-year boy who had been kidnapped last Sunday in South Africa has been found safe and sound. His kidnappers had demanded a Bitcoin ransom of roughly $120,000. There is...

Jeff Francis | May 26, 2018 | 03:00
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South Africa Gets Its First Multi-Currency Crypto ATM

As cryptocurrency interest and trading continues to grow in South Africa, some retailers are hoping to cash in. The country will soon be the second in southern Africa to launch a...

Nikita Blows | May 19, 2018 | 04:00
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2018’s Bear Market Hasn’t Dissuaded New Cryptocurrency...

While plenty of individuals around the world undoubtedly got scared off after buying at all-time highs and subsequently watching the value of their cryptocurrency holdings take a...

Adam James | May 13, 2018 | 17:00
COBINHOOD Launches Cryptocurrency/Fiat Trading Pairs
Bitcoin

San Francisco Fed Head: Crypto Is Not A Currency

The head of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco believes that crypto lacks the core features required to define them as a currency. Late November and most of December last year...

Nikita Blows | Apr 22, 2018 | 05:00

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