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Luno co-founder: Crypto is the antidote to Africa's currency woes

Crypto-currencies will solve many of the issues associated with existing fiat currencies in Africa, says Marcus Swanepoel, co-founder and CEO of Luno.

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12 Nov

US musician’s crypto-currency to ‘kill corruption’ in Africa

Multi-platinum-selling musician Akon says his new crypto-currency aims to root out corruption and empower Africa’s youth.

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Blockchain-based property register pilot in the works

The pilot study area consists of almost 1 000 properties in four sites in Khayelitsha’s Makhaza location in Cape Town.

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VMware CEO takes aim at bitcoin

Pat Gelsinger, VMware CEO, says bitcoin is ‘not engineered for good’.

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Fujitsu, Rice Exchange collaborate

Fujitsu and Ricex are bringing to market the world’s first global blockchain-based rice trading platform.

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Joburg hack: City refuses to pay Bitcoin ransom

The city says it will not concede to the demands of cyber criminals and is confident to restore systems to full functionality.

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City of Joburg hit by cyber attack

The city detects a network breach which resulted in unauthorised access to its information systems.

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24 Oct

Gartner reveals top 10 tech predictions for 2020 and beyond

The research firm’s latest predictions focus on the impact of technologies such as artificial intelligence, crypto-currency and e-commerce, beyond 2020.

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Oct 21, 2019

Dear bankers: Learn to love Libra

The attacks on Libra, Facebook’s proposed crypto-currency, reveal the financial world’s fear of losing control.

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Oct 17, 2019

Bitcoin to change the future of humanity: WeWork SA boss

Stafford Masie, computer scientist and GM of WeWork SA, believes Bitcoin is the greatest gift mankind has ever received technologically.

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Oct 16, 2019

Facebook’s Libra to forge ahead amid partner exodus

Industry players believe the planned crypto-currency will still launch regardless of key partners pulling out.