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4:00
17 Jan

5G SIM cards to enable crypto-currency payments by 2025

Crypto-currencies will transition into a new role, as 50% of unbanked smartphone owners turn to the currency for daily transactions.

2:00

Facebook appoints Middle East, Africa, Turkey lead

The social media company appoints Derya Matraş to grow Facebook’s economic and social impact across the region.

3:30

Luno’s crypto predictions for 2020

Marius Reitz, Luno GM for Africa, makes some crypto-currency predictions for 2020.

4:10
Dec 12, 2019

What Facebook did for Africa in 2019

The social media giant is celebrating the milestones that it accomplished in Sub-Saharan Africa.

3:30
Nov 21, 2019

Small South African fintech start-up sues Facebook

PrepaidWealth.com takes the social media giant to court over its suspension from the platform.

4:50
Nov 14, 2019

Shocking details as Facebook releases transparency report

Fake accounts, images of nude children, content on suicide and self-harm were culled by Facebook and Instagram.

2:50
Oct 28, 2019

Africa shies away from reporting Facebook violations

The social network laments that a fewer number of people in Africa report community standards violations.

6:20
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.

4:20
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.

4:10
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.

2:00
Oct 13, 2019

More partners ditch Facebook’s Libra crypto project

In a blow to Facebook’s ambitions, major payment companies including MasterCard and Visa have quit the group behind the project.

5:50
Oct 7, 2019

Facebook’s Libra too hot to handle as pals ‘unfriend’ project

The crypto-currency suffers a major setback after a key partner pulls out, with others reconsidering their positions.

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