European Police Forces Want Tougher KYC Measures for Cryptocurrency

European Police Forces Want Tougher KYC Measures for Cryptocurrency

Unexpectedly, Europol, the EU’s law enforcement cooperation agency, has called on EU member states to pressurize crypto businesses to enforce tighter know-your-customer (KYC) policies. In addition, the organization wants exchanges to communicate more with regulators to combat what it believes is a rising crime wave powered by cryptoassets and privacy wallets. According to the Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment report, …

Binance Aims to Support 180 Fiat Currencies in 2020

Binance Aims to Support 180 Fiat Currencies in 2020

In an effort to bring “crypto to the masses,” major cryptocurrency exchange Binance aims to enable fiat-to-crypto trading for “180+ fiat currencies,” Changpeng Zhao, CEO of the company, spoke out during the announcement of their goals for 2020. As of the reporting time, Binance.com has added support for over 19 fiat currencies over the last couple of months. Binance’s CEO …

Binance Uganda to Delist BNB

Binance Uganda to Delist BNB

Just of recent, the East African Arm of leading cryptocurrency trading platform Binance, Binance Uganda, decided to delist its native token Binance Coin (BNB). This happened at 10 AM EAT 17 September 2020. Also, the exchange did stop trading on all trading pairs for BNB on the same day. According to an announcement statement on the platform, BNB has not …

Digital Currency Group Snaps Up British Crypto Exchange Luno

Digital Currency Group Snaps Up British Crypto Exchange Luno

Bockchain investor heavyweight, Digital Currency Group, has acquired the popular digital asset exchange Luno. Barry Silbert, founder and CEO of DCG said,“We are proud to have supported Luno as an early investor, and we recognize a shared commitment to building mission-driven companies that can help transform traditional financial services and improve economic freedom for people all over the world.” “Luno …

Binance Handles the Largest Share of Africa’s Crypto Activity

Binance Handles the Largest Share of Africa’s Crypto Activity

As of the time of reporting, Binance is handling the largest share of Africa’s crypto activity. The exchange’s share of this activity has been rapidly increasing since the beginning of 2020, probably due to aggressive marketing. The following chart indicates the ten exchanges that are sending value to and from Africa as per the Chainanalysis research. It is important to …

Remittances and Fiat Devaluation are Promoting Africa’s Crypto Economy, Chainalysis Report Reveals

It is clearly visible that Africa’s crypto economy is rapidly growing. It was with the aim of pouring more light on this aspect that Chainanalysis released the 2020 Geography of Cryptocurrency Report. The report clearly indicated that remittances and fiat devaluation are responsible for this rapid growth in the crypto economy of Africa. It is without doubt that Africa has …

Crypto2mobile.com : Recharge Your Mobile Phone With Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

Crypto2mobile.com offers mobile top ups for whole Africa We enable worldwide, instant top ups for airtime, data and many other content services such as spotify, netflix, booking.com for cryptocurrency. We are bridging the gap between FIAT world and cryptocurrency world. Today, buying such top-ups is dispersed between many services and available mostly only for FIAT money. Therefore, crypto holders must exchange into …

FastBitcoins Partners with Flexepin to Allow Africans to Buy Bitcoin via Mobile Money

FastBitcoins Partners with Flexepin to Allow Africans to Buy Bitcoin via Mobile Money

The long-awaited association is now a reality. Just of recent, Bitcoin Exchange FastBitcoins and prepaid voucher provider Flexepin have put hands together in order to enable Africans to buy bitcoins through mobile money. Users in Africa can buy a Flexepin voucher using mobile money. Ensuing, they can redeem it for Bitcoin on FastBitcoins. Some examples of mobile money platforms that …

South Africa’s Standard Bank Joins Contour Blockchain Network

South Africa’s Standard Bank Joins Contour Blockchain Network

The Standard Bank, a South African bank with a wide African network, has become the first bank in Africa to be part of the Contour decentralized, inclusive trade finance ecosystem. The Contour network includes finance banks and corporates that offer end-to-end digital experiences through the R3 Corda decentralized and consensus network. The network makes use of the Corda blockchain to …

Blockchain Engineer

Bundle Africa Is Hiring Blockchain Engineers

The Nigerian-based social payments company, Bundle Africa, is in search of blockchain engineers. It offers a special platform where users can send and receive fiat or crypto. Also, users can purchase and sell Bitcoin, Binance coin and Ether. Those interested in this position are required to have a minimum of three years of professional experience working as a professional software …