President of the European Central Bank Calls for Global Bitcoin Regulation

ECB Calls for Bitcoin Regulation, Binance to Train Developers in Africa

Just of recent, a new administration stepped into office in the US, and we are all impatiently waiting to see what that will mean for the future of Crypto. However, the President of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, is calling for global Bitcoin regulation. According to her, criminals are making use of digital currency to launder money and …

Nigerians Living in South Africa Can Now Verify Their Remitano Accounts Using Their Nigerian Documents

Nigerians Living in South Africa Can Now Verify Their Remitano Accounts Using Their Nigerian Documents

Amazingly, Nigerians living in South Africa are now able to verify their Remitano accounts using their Nigerian official documents. This comes as good news to many who previously had difficulties to have their accounts verified. Behold, the Remitano ecosystem is a community built on trust. This explains why every Remitano user must complete their KYC to gain full access to …

Luno Is Now Supporting Digital Dollar Stablecoin USD Coin (USDC)

Luno Is Now Supporting Digital Dollar Stablecoin USD Coin (USDC)

Luno recently announced that it had added USD Coin (USDC) to its list of cryptocurrencies. This addition brings the number of available cryptocurrencies on the exchange to six. USDC as a Hedge Against Local Currency Volatility According to Luno, listing USDC will give users access to a currency that they can use in place of volatile local currencies. Due to …

Binance to Allocate $1 Million to African Developers

Binance to Allocate $1 Million to African Developers

Binance, one of the leading global cryptocurrency exchange platforms, has began an 8-week program equipping African blockchain developers with the right tools and skills to build their very first DApps on the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) network. Changpeng Zhao, Binance CEO, during its launch event on January 31st, announced the allocation of $1 million to African Developers building projects on …

Binance Charity Runs Campaign to Fight COVID-19 in Kenya

Binance Charity Runs Campaign to Fight COVID-19 in Kenya

Since creation, Binance has been regularly running campaigns. This time around, Binance Charity is running a campaign called #SewMasksForAll to fight COVID-19 in Kenya. This campaign aims to raise funds for the MamaToTheRescue project, which will greatly empower Kenyan women. Through this campaign, Binance Charity will acquire and donate sewing machines to 20 beneficiaries. The women that receive these machines …

Bitcoin Trade Namibia Integrates the Lightning Network

Bitcoin Trade Namibia Integrates the Lightning Network

Fascinatingly, users of Bitcoin Trade Namibia can now enjoy instant deposits and withdrawals after the exchange integrated the lightning network into their bitcoin on/off-ramp. S.R Hadden, the founder, wrote on Twitter: “Ahead of a few major changes upcoming at Bitcoin Namibia, one we have already implemented this year is lightning integration for sell/buy orders. While we see the promise in …

Central Bank of Nigeria Bans Crypto Traders from making Naira Payments

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) surprisingly issued a circular last Friday prohibiting regulated financial institutions from facilitating payments for cryptocurrency exchanges. Note that the new order from the Central Bank of Nigeria is a follow-up to the 2017 circular that cautioned financial institutions and Nigerian citizens against the risk of cryptocurrency transactions. In the directive, CBN also wrote: “All …

How Learning To Trade Bitcoin Can Be A Way To Escape Poverty

Unemployment is one of the biggest problems in Africa. Despite the fact that many people have to work more than one job at once to meet ends, they are still often unable to stay out of debt for long. Nevertheless, so many things are changing as Africa’s youth are learning new skills thereby opening new doors of opportunities for themselves. …

MEX Exchange Review South Africa

MEX Exchange Review South Africa

What is MEX Exchange? According to a comprehensive research carried out in South Africa, MEX Exchange is a well-established financial trading firm in Australia since 2012 and paved its way to becoming one of the most regarded industry institutions. MEX Exchange offers its customers trading access through the advanced trading platforms on a range of instruments including Forex, Metals, Stocks, …