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Nigerian Crypto Educator Returns $80K in Bitcoin Received by Mistake

Nigerian Crypto Educator Returns $80K in Bitcoin Received by Mistake

Keith Mali Chung — the co-founder and president of African blockchain firm Loopblock Network — has returned almost $80,000 worth of Bitcoin (BTC) mistakenly sent to his wallet.

18 SEPTEMBER 2019

Bitcoin Exchange Paxful Sees 20% 2018 Growth, Driven by Africa

Regardless of bitcoin’s price volatility, 2018 saw an explosion of activity among African users.

1 JANUARY 2019

Africa Conducts Over 17,000 Peer-to-Peer Trades Per Day Using Gift Cards

Paxful, the peer-to-peer alternative to LocalBitcoins, has reported to CCN that over 17,000 peer-to-peer trades per day take place in Africa using their platform.

30 DECEMBER 2018

African Regulators Taking ‘Wait-and-See’ Approach on Cryptocurrency: Ecobank Report

African countries want to regulate cryptocurrency, but hardly any one wants to take the lead in responding to the meteoric rise of this technology and asset class.

12 AUGUST 2018

Banks and Cryptocurrencies Global Evaluation: Africa

Bitcoin and blockchain tech are ripe for mainstream adoption in Africa, where the population is well positioned to embrace the innovative technologies as alternatives to the expensive and/or outdated banking systems scattered across the continent.

10 MAY 2018

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