Tag Archives: Africa

BitBond and Bitpesa target P2P loans for African Businesses
  Bitbond and Bitpesa recently announced a new initiative offering small business loans to Kenyans, Nigerians, Tanzanians, and Ugandans. In a bid “to [...]
How Ethereum can help financially excluded farmers in Africa into the insurance market
  IBTimes spoke to Dr Stephan Karpischek, founder, Etherisc at EDCON Ethereum developer event in Paris.   Etherisc is pushing a new type of [...]
Bitwala announces fee-free Bitcoin to M-Pesa service
  Bitwala recently announced that their customers are able to transfer bitcoin to any M-Pesa account in four African countries. Available in Kenya, [...]
Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies Will Fuel Tech Boom in Africa: Expert
  Hermann Djoumessi, CEO of Africa Digital MarketPlace, says Bitcoin could be the engine for African growth which will definitely fuel the [...]
  After buying up digital currency transfer company PayCash, Daimler has signaled it may use digital currency to build up its presence in Africa. [...]
Bitcoin Conquers Morocco As Underground Crypto Bazaar is Flourishing
  Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies use are spreading rapidly in the Kingdom of Morocco on the blind side of the global Satoshi community. [...]
South Africa’s Financial Power Players Are Going All-In on Blockchain
  South Africa’s central bank, its central securities depository (CSD) and several of its largest banks came together yesterday to chart a [...]
In Africa, M-Pesa Success is Example in Bitcoin Adoption: BitcoinNow Founder
  Nigeria and Africa generally are showing a huge sign of optimism for Bitcoin trading in the coming years, says the founder of BitcoinNow, a Bitcoin [...]
Pan-African Bitcoin Startup BitPesa Raises $2.5 Milion
  BitPesa, a prominent bitcoin payments startup that initially launched in Kenya in November 2013 before expanding its presence in countries in Africa [...]
Blockchain Tech Used to Prevent Property Fraud in Africa
  A new startup company in Africa is hoping to stop property fraud with the use of the blockchain technology in emerging markets. Based in Ghana, [...]