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Why Gen Xers & Boomers are Embracing Cryptocurrency 

Ask most people to imagine a typical cryptocurrency enthusiast and they’ll probably picture a young man. And by and large, they’d be right. Despite female engagement being at an all-time high, 90% of all Bitcoin is held by men....

Binance Creates Global Crypto Advisory Board with Representatives from Nigeria & SA

Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume, has announced the creation of its new Global Advisory Board (GAB), comprised of "distinguished" experts in public policy, government, finance, economics, and corporate governance. The Global Advisory Board, chaired...

Good News: Crypto-Mining Attacks Decline Across Africa

In Q2 2022, Kaspersky solutions detected 40,788 new modifications of miners. According to Kaspersky Security Network data, in the African region, the number of home users affected by cryptominers in Q2 of 2022 decreased slightly compared to the previous...

3 Big Cryptocurrency Misconceptions that Need to be Busted

Over the past couple of months, a lot of people crawled out of the woodwork claiming to know everything there was to know about cryptocurrencies. More specifically, as the prices of the world’s biggest coins fell, they were happy...

South African Cryptocurrency Ownership Revealed in New Report

Cryptocurrency adoption in South Africa has held steady over the past several months, according to the latest data from Finder.com. Finder says it fact-checks every report it publishes, but users are still warned to read all the fine print...

Crypto Firm Binance Chooses New Leader for its South African Business

Binance, one of the world’s leading crypto and blockchain infrastructure providers, has today announced the appointment of Hannes Wessels as its Country Head of South Africa. The firm says the new appointment will further its ambitions to drive its business...

Could Bitcoin Ever Hit a New All-Time High?

Bitcoin, the world's most important cryptocurrency, has remained around $20,000 in valuation since tumbling to $17,567 in June and has languished around that number well into August. The token is currently doing its worst performance for several months since...

Are Cryptocurrencies Set to Soar in Africa in 2022?

Cryptocurrency is currently enjoying a meteoric rise all across the world, with over 20% of crypto assets worldwide being held in China, more Americans than ever trading thanks to Super Bowl commercials and celebrity endorsements, and Vietnam having the...

Which African Country Will Adopt Bitcoin as Legal Tender Next?

Bitcoin will be adopted as legal tender in at least one more African and one Central or Latin American country in 2022, predicts the CEO and founder of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory, asset management and...

ICYMI: NFT of Nelson Mandela’s Arrest Warrant Sells for $130K at Auction

On Saturday, a non-fungible token (NFT) made from apartheid struggle icon and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela's original arrest warrant - which sent the statesmen away to prison for 27 years - has been sold in a South...
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African Fintech Giant Ranked as Fastest-Growing

The world’s leading financial publication confirmed Moniepoint’s accolade in its annual “Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies” survey, released yesterday. It...
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