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Paxful, AirTM partner to broaden P2P crypto rollout

Paxful, AirTM partner to broaden P2P crypto rollout

Objective to enhance the trading experience in emerging markets in Africa.

Gartner predicts 'blockchain fatigue'

Gartner predicts 'blockchain fatigue'

Market analysis and research firm predicts 90% of blockchain-based supply chain initiatives will suffer by 2023.

Questions over cryptocurrency use for cross-border payments

Questions over cryptocurrency use for cross-border payments

African exchangers differ on why central banks don't report the use of Bitcoin, for example, for cross-border payments.

Visa leads US$170-million funding in African fintech firm

Visa leads US$170-million funding in African finTech firm

With the investment in Branch, Visa wants to bring financial access to billions of people still unreached by banks.

New open source platform to enhance blockchain development in Africa

New open source platform to enhance blockchain development in Africa

African Digital Asset Foundation launches Framework to support start-ups and digitised economic integration.

A new dawn for Africa's blockchain ecosystem?

A new dawn for Africa's blockchain ecosystem?

Mauritius-based Horizon Africa launches platform to encourage more widespread implementation.

Orange, MTN launch new mobile money operability solution

Orange, MTN launch new mobile money operability solution

Mowali enables mobile money exchange between various accounts and issued  issued by any mobile money provider.

How will ‘unfriendly’ China respond to Africa’s cryptocurrency opportunity?

How will 'unfriendly' China respond to Africa's cryptocurrency opportunity?

BitPesa executive shares her view on the Asian country's current stance and what needs to change.

Bitcoin for payments a distant dream

Bitcoin for payments a distant dream

The crypto-currency struggles to mature from a speculative asset to a serious alternative to state-issued money.

Africa's tech start-ups urge access to funding

Africa's tech start-ups urge access to funding

Continent has right approach to innovation, but funding is critical say business leaders.

Early Bitcoin investors take stock after volatile decade

Early Bitcoin investors take stock after volatile decade

Bitcoin is now 10 years old and has had a wild youth, taking investors on a rollercoaster ride.