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Wednesday, Feb 20th

Lack of legislation won't curb Kenya's blockchain enthusiasm

Lack of legislation won't curb Kenya's blockchain enthusiasm

Govt believes technology can make a major difference to transport, education and finance sectors.

Paxful to launch blockchain incubation hub in Lagos

Paxful to launch blockchain incubation hub in Lagos

Bitcoin marketplace and digital wallet Paxful says this is the first of its kind for Africa.

Kenya's Central Bank gives mobile money interoperability thumbs up

Kenya's Central Bank gives mobile money interoperability thumbs up

Interoperability is expected to be in place this week after a successful pilot project undertaken by Safaricom's M-Pesa and Airtel Money in January.

Is Africa fertile ground for blockchain crowdfunding and development?

Is Africa fertile ground for blockchain crowdfunding and development?

FinTech firm Finterra sets up base in Kenya and looks to exploit opportunity on the continent.

Bitcoin ATM goes live in Zimbabwe

Bitcoin ATM goes live in Zimbabwe

Crypto-currency has emerged as an alternative payment solution to overcome challenges including currency and liquidity shortages.

Ghana about to launch mobile money interoperability

Ghana about to launch mobile money interoperability

2017 GSMA Intelligence report states that over 40% of the adult population in Ghana use mobile money regularly.

SA to continue to tax cryptos based on existing framework

SA to continue to tax cryptos based on existing framework

Affected taxpayers are expected to declare cryptocurrency gains or losses as part of their taxable income.

Nigeria govt, Ecobank target new start-ups

Nigeria govt, Ecobank target new start-ups

StartupNigeria launched alongside Ecobank's annual FinTech challenge.

Orange outlines Africa rollout plan for AI-enabled bank

Orange outlines Africa rollout plan for AI-enabled bank

Telco plans to launch initially in Madagascar and Mali, followed by Côte d'Ivoire and Senegal.

Tunisie Telecom launches money transfer service.

Tunisie Telecom launches money transfer service

Telco says its service fits into national project working to encourage greater use of digital technologies.

Africa deserves its own crypto-currency

Africa deserves its own crypto-currency

With an African-flavoured crypto-currency on the horizon, experts believe it can help solve the continent's unique problems.