Emerging Markets Archive

Tanzanian Central Bank Preparing for CBDC to Ensure Country Is Not Left Behind

Florens Luoga, the governor of the Bank of Tanzania, said the apex bank has

Nigerian Crypto Exchange Raises Over $4 Million in Latest Funding Round

A Nigerian crypto exchange, Busha, recently raised over $4 million in a funding round

Kenya Central Bank Governor on CBDC: It’s About Getting It Right Rather Than Being First

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) governor, Patrick Njoroge, has said his institution is

Cameroon to Hold Workshop Examining Challenges and Risks of Using Cryptocurrencies

The government in Cameroon, which is reportedly keen on regulating cryptocurrencies, is set to

Zanzibar Government Keen to Get Stakeholders’ View on Cryptocurrencies

Zanzibar is keen on getting stakeholders’ views on the viability of adopting digital currencies

South African Crypto Token Holders Concerned About Status of Funds, Unable to Withdraw as Promised

A group of South African cryptocurrency investors have voiced concerns about the fate of

Botswana Does Not Have Regulatory Framework for Crypto — Central Bank

The Bank of Botswana (BOB) has said the country does not have a specific

Nigerian Central Bank Intensifying Fight Against Cryptocurrency Traders

Just a few days after launching the e-naira digital currency, the Central Bank of

Government Official Says Zimbabwe Currently Gathering Views on Cryptocurrencies

An official with the Zimbabwean government recently confirmed the country’s administration is currently gathering

Cardano’s Charles Hoskinson Signs Memorandum With Burundi Government, Agreement Questioned

Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson recently confirmed he had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU)

CBDC Could Increase Nigeria’s GDP by $29 Billion in 10 Years: President Buhari

The Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari, suggested in a recent speech that the new e-naira

IMF Partly Blames Uncertainty in Nigeria’s Forex Market for Drop in Remittances

The uncertainty that prevails in Nigeria’s foreign exchange market is partly to blame for

Cryptocurrency ATM Boom Comes to Colombia

While Colombia is not a country that has embraced cryptocurrencies compared to Venezuela or

Nigerian Agency Finally Registers Blockchain Start-up, Blames Employee for Rejection of First Application

Just a few days after reports emerged that it had refused to process a

Nigerian Central Bank Says It Is Now Ready to Launch CBDC, Downplays Previous Failure

After failing to roll out its CBDC on October 1, the Central Bank of

Impossible to Run Away From Cryptocurrencies Says Zimbabwe Finance Minister

Zimbabwe’s increasingly pro-crypto finance minister, Mthuli Ncube, recently told his colleagues in government that

Coingecko Publishes Q3 Crypto Report — BTC Outperformed Every Major Asset Class, Altcoins Decouple

On Thursday, the crypto asset aggregation portal Coingecko published the firm’s 2021 third-quarter report

Report: Kenya Has Fourth-Highest Interest in Cryptocurrency Globally

Kenya has the fourth-highest interest in cryptocurrency globally, a new research study by Broker

Nigeria Central Bank Governor Says CBDC Launch Just ‘a Couple of Days’ Away

The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has confirmed the

Local Experts Say Zimbabwe Not Softening Its Stance on Cryptocurrency Just Yet

Zimbabwean crypto and economic experts have suggested Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube’s positive comments about

Tanzania Central Bank Heeding Call to Prepare for Crypto, Economists Express Reservations

While the Bank of Tanzania (BOT) executives continue to reiterate the central bank’s willingness

Study Findings Show 83.7% of Luno Users Are Bullish on Bitcoin’s Resurgence

About 83.7% of those surveyed by Luno in a recent study believe the price

Nigeria CBDC Countdown: Central Bank Delays E-Naira Rollout

A spokesperson for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Osita Nwanisobi, has said the

Nigerian CBDC Website Goes Live, Central Bank Faces Trademark Infringement Allegations

According to reports from Nigeria, the official website for the Central Bank of Nigeria

South African University Professor Urges Country to ‘Finalize Cryptocurrency Policy’ — Warns Against Resisting Crypto

A professor with the University of Johannesburg, Rabelani Dagada, has urged South Africa to

Remittances to Africa Set to Drop by 5.4 % to $41 Billion — Covid-19 Pandemic and High Sending Costs Blamed

According to findings from the Continental Migration Report 2021, remittances to African countries are

Biggest Bank in Venezuela Suffers 5 Day Outage After Hack Attempt

The Bank of Venezuela, one of the biggest state banks in the country, is