COVID-19 Archive

More Zimbabwean Artists Pivot to NFTs as Bubble Concerns Grow

A Zimbabwean artist, Greatjoy Ndlovu, joined the growing list of African artists pivoting to

Bitcoin Miners May Face Major Semiconductor Shortage — Sub-16 Nanometer Chip Costs to Rise by 20%

Fears of a major semiconductor chip shortage have started to make headlines again as

Does Jack Dorsey Support Voluntaryism? Twitter CEO Shares Murray Rothbard’s Book ‘Anatomy of the State’

Ever since the CEO of Twitter and Square, Jack Dorsey, started appreciating the crypto

Global Charity Organization Launches Crypto-Based Vouchers for Vulnerable Groups in Kenya, Ecuador

The global charity organization, CARE, has created crypto-based vouchers that will be distributed to

Ghana Vice President Praises Central Bank’s CBDC Initiative, Says Digital Currencies Can Boost Intra-African Trade

The Ghanaian Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia, has implored African governments to start exploring digital

California Man Arrested for Using Government’s Covid-19 PPP Loan to Buy Cryptocurrency and Tesla

The U.S. has arrested a man on criminal charges after he allegedly defrauded the

Africa Fintech Start-up Growth: Nigeria Dominates in ‘Big Three’ Markets

According to the findings of the latest study by Disrupt Africa, the number of

US Pharmacy Chain Pharmcorx Accepts Cryptocurrency for Fast Covid Testing

Progressive Care, a company that operates a chain of pharmacies in the United States,

QE Begins to Slow — Federal Reserve Reveals Winding Down of Corporate Bond Purchases

On Wednesday, the U.S. Federal Reserve announced it would be winding down its corporate

Zimbabwean Fintech Lawyer and Proponent Pushes for Crypto Regulation via Private Legislative Bill

A Zimbabwean fintech lawyer, Prosper Mwedzi, recently initiated a process that seeks to bring

Chinese Internet Cafe Owners Deal With the Pandemic Crisis by Using Their Facilities to Mine Cryptocurrencies

The Coronavirus pandemic has driven people to take advantage of new business lines to

Official Remittance Inflows to Zimbabwe Surged to $1 Billion After Covid-19 Restrictions Forced Migrants to Use Formal Channels

Cross border remittances into Zimbabwe surged to $1 billion in 2020, more than a

Hungary to Cut Tax on Crypto Profits in Half, Down to 15%

The government in Budapest has put forward measures aimed at streamlining taxation and reducing

ECB Deepens Analysis of Digital Euro, Decision Expected by Mid-Year, VP Confirms

Faced with challenges on many fronts, the European Central Bank is now deepening the