Bitcoin
6:40
Wednesday

Banks conspicuously absent in Facebook’s Libra grouping

Analysts share their thoughts on how Facebook’s new crypto-currency will impact the banking sector.

5:50

Stablecoins can eliminate crypto-currency volatility

A rand-backed stablecoin may open an avenue of innovation in the South African payments industry, say industry players.

3:20

New SA crypto exchange starts rand-Bitcoin trading

South Africa’s newest crypto-currency exchange VALR sees brisk business after rand-Bitcoin trading opens.

4:20

Michael Jordaan-backed crypto platform eyes global expansion

VALR today launches rand trading to allow users to buy and sell Bitcoin directly with the local currency.

3:30
22 May

Paxful educates Africa's youth about Bitcoin

The global crypto-currency marketplace holds a series of educational workshops across Africa and gives away free Bitcoin to local university students.

4:10
May 17, 2019

Navigating the world of Bitcoin in Africa

Discussing the use cases for Bitcoin in Africa, Paxful CEO and co-founder Ray Youssef believes the possibilities are endless.

4:20
May 6, 2019

Crypto crime spree sees $356m stolen in Q1 2019

Cyber criminals stole hundreds of millions of dollars from crypto-currency exchanges and infrastructure during the first quarter of 2019.

2:20
Mar 4, 2019

Naspers-backed Luno makes Italian forays

The crypto-currency platform with strong South African roots expands to the Italian market.

5:20

$1.7bn crypto-currency stolen, scammed in 2018

Cyber criminals scramble to launder their ill-gotten proceeds before tough new global anti-money laundering regulations go into effect.

3:40
Jan 25, 2019

Luno foresees positive 2019 for Bitcoin

There will be increased adoption of the digital currency and the technology behind it will scale faster this year, says Luno.

4:40

Reserve Bank's crypto-currency proposals clear confusion

The central bank's proposal to introduce tighter controls on crypto-currencies provides legal certainty for those dealing in crypto assets, experts say.

3:30
Jan 14, 2019

Crypto-currency firm urges patience

Amid stories of doom and gloom regarding Bitcoin's falling price, Luno says investing in digital currencies takes patience.

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