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KBX Token – a Cryptocurrency Exchange for Investors in Africa

The world is moving fast into digital assets, and crypto currencies are the next big serious investments for anyone looking to make sustainable returns and profits with their investments. Which is the reason why hyper growth economies like Africa, the continent that the world is turning to, for the next phase of global growth, needs more awareness in the area ...

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Crypto to Get Regulatory Certainty in South Africa in Payment System Review

Authorities in South Africa are seeking comments on proposed policy changes that could, among other things, offer cryptocurrencies regulatory certainty. Per the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) and the National Treasury, an overhaul of the national payment system (NPS), a set of infrastructures and arrangements which allow the transfer of funds between individuals and entities, is needed as the legislation ...

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Bitcoin Trader Drugged, Beaten, & Tortured in South Africa

A Bitcoin trader from Lanseria in South Africa narrowly escaped death after being drugged, beaten, and tortured by suspected kidnappers. Narrating his near-death experience in a report in local news outlet Soweto Urban, the man, who is known only as Andrew, was invited for a presentation on cryptocurrency through a new contact on Facebook. The presentation was held at Natui ...

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South Africa, Malaysia, Indonesia Outpace Europe in Crypto Awareness and Ownership: Survey

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn A survey commissioned by crypto firm Luno has found that the level of ownership and familiarity with cryptocurrencies was higher in Malaysia, Indonesia and South Africa compared to European markets. The three emerging markets of Indonesia, Malaysia and South Africa enjoyed varying levels of cryptocurrency ownership at 40%, 39% and 29% respectively. The respective levels of familiarity ...

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Education Trumps Speculation as Blockchain Adoption in Africa Accelerates

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HUOBI Group Sets up Shop in Africa, Middle East and South Asia

Huobi Group revealed at the World Blockchain Summit in Dubai that the company is looking to expand its operations to the Middle Eastern, African and South Asian markets in a bid to provide services to its unbanked or underbanked residents. Co-founder Mohit Davar commented, “As Dubai is leading the blockchain effort in the region, it made sense for us to ...

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Crypto Exchange Huobi Eyes Expansion in Middle East, South Asia, and Africa

Singapore-based crypto exchange, Huobi, will be launching a subsidiary called Huobi Mena in Dubai. The new center will become a regional headquarters as Huobi goes on to its expansion drive in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia according to a recent blog post. The blockchain ecosystem, according to Huobi Mena co-founder Mohit Davar, will include services catered for both ...

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Coinfirm, Africa Blockchain Lab and KAD ICT Hub Creates African Anti-Fraud System

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South Africa and Crypto – a Conservatively Optimistic Approach

Blockchain and cryptocurrencies have proliferated the minds of millions across the world, as trading and crypto asset ownership continues to rise. In the same breathe, many countries across the world have taken a tough stance against cryptocurrencies in particular. Some, like China, have outlawed their use, while others like Malta are at the forefront of cryptocurrency and blockchain development. In ...

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