Africa Archive

Report: Tanzania Closer to Launching a CBDC

Tanzania is getting closer to launching a central bank digital currency (CBDC) which gives

Report: Nigerian Crypto Restrictions and Twitter Ban Have ‘Crippled Foreign Direct Investment in the Fintech Industry’

A new report has concluded that restrictions on cryptocurrency trading, as well as the

Co-Founder of Zimbabwean Fintech Startup: ‘Everyone Has a Right to Access Funds and Financial Freedom’

Cryptocurrencies have been proven to be a financial tool that can be used to

Russian Chamber of Commerce Suggests Using Cryptocurrencies in Settlements With Africa

Employing crypto in cross-border payments is one of the proposals put forward by the

Report: Number of African Cryptocurrency Users up by Nearly 2,500%

The number of cryptocurrency users in Africa grew by almost 2,500% between January 2021

Nigerian Users Tell Binance ‘Stop Scamming’ — Exchange Platform Rejects Accusation

Some disgruntled Nigerian users of the cryptocurrency exchange Binance have launched a campaign to

‘Financial Inclusion’ — A Buzzword for Central Banks Who Secretly Despise Economic Freedom

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has released its latest report on “digital currency governance”

Report: Traditional Banks in Africa Hold Trust Advantage Over Fintechs

A recent report by CR2 on Africa’s fintech transformation suggests traditional financial institutions can

Nigerian Agency Refuses Blockchain Start-Up Application — Says Tech Not Recognized by Government

Nigeria’s company registration agency, the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), reportedly rejected an application for

Regulation Key to African Fintech Sector Growth — New Study

According to the findings of a study by Afriwise, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa

Africa Has Some of the ‘Highest Grassroots Adoptions in the World’ — Chainalysis Crypto Preview

While Africa is seen as one of the smallest cryptocurrency markets, according to a

Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, and South Africa to Trial Cross-Border Digital Currency Payments

The central banks of Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, and the Republic of South Africa have

Eastern Europe Sends Over $800 Million in Crypto to Scams in Single Year, Report Reveals

Of all funds sent to illicit cryptocurrency addresses from Eastern Europe, scams attract the

Porsche to Sell Exclusive Design Sketch as Non-Fungible Token

Porsche has announced its first NFT auction following the recent launch of the token-based

Official Remittances to Nigeria Plummet by Almost 40% in a Year When Crypto Use Surged

According to the latest data from the World Bank, international money transfers into Nigeria

Mastercard Payment Index: More Consumers in Three African Countries Plan to Use Crypto Based Payment Methods

According to a recent Mastercard payment index report, the Covid-19 related lockdowns helped spread