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Month: January 2020

Nigeria Leads the Google Trends Search Data for the Word Bitcoin in 2020 Amidst Unclear Regulations in the Country.

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According to the most recent data from Google Search and Google Trends Search for the word ‘Bitcoin’, in 2020, Nigeria once again ranks first leading the list of the top 10 countries searching for bitcoin in 2020.  Meanwhile, the federal…

Amidst the Ease in Blockchain Powered IPO, NSE Launches the Growth Board Allowing Startups and SMEs to Raise Capital With Ease.

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In a bid to ease the process required by Small Scale Enterprises (SMEs) and Startups to access long term funds long, the Nigeria Stock Exchange, NSE on wednesday created a platform dubbed Growth Board. The Chief Executive Officer of NSE,…

Switzerland Approves the First Blockchain Powered IPO on Ethereum Blockchain. 

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Switzerland Ethereum IPO The use of blockchain technology continues to grow around the world. This year will definitely be a remarkable year as the world witnesses what many believe is the first major legal step towards a new way for…

CBN Quarterly Economic Report: Currency-in-circulation (CIC) Increases by 9.9 Percent to N2.2 Trillion.

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According to the quarterly economic report released by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday, the total fiat money currency-in-circulation (CIC) has risen by 9.9 percent to N2.2 Trillion.  The economic report shows that the total deposits at the CBN…

Ecobank Fintech Launchs Pan-African Banking Sandbox Allowing Access to its API to Help Regulate and Develop Financial Solutions

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Ecobank Group has announced that it will pilot the launch of its Pan-African Banking Sandbox allowing partners and fintechs across 33 African countries to access its Application Programming Interface (API) to develop financial solutions. The announcement came on Monday, January…

The Google Launchs the First Google Developer Space in Africa Housing the Google Launchpad Accelerator in Africa. 

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The Google Launchs the First Google Developer Space in Africa Housing the Google Launchpad Accelerator in Africa.  The new Google Developer Space is located in Africa’s most active tech hub, Lagos, Nigeria. The hub is open to African developers, entrepreneurs,…

Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange Recently Lowers it’s Bitcoin and Ethereum Withdrawal Fees. 

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Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange Recently Lowers it’s Bitcoin and Ethereum Withdrawal Fees.  One of the world largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance has lowered it’s withdrawal fees for Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ethereum Based Token. In a bid to offer better service and bring…

Few Days After Integrating Paystack, Nigerian Crypto Exchange, Naijacrypto Adds Ripple (XRP) Market Allowing it’s Users To Buy Ripple With Naira. 

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One of the popular cryptocurrency exchanges in Naijacrypto recently introduced Ripple (XRP) market allowing its users to trade ripple on it’s platform.  The new service came few weeks after integrating paystack into it’s platform allowing Naijacrypto users to deposit and…

South African Cryptocurrency Exchange Luno Enables Instant Crypto to Bank Accounts Withdrawals for Standard Bank Account Holders. 

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South Africa’s exchange, Luno, announced that it has now enabled has automated and instant real-time withdrawals for its customers for crypto to bank accounts transactions with no additional fee charge. This new instant real-time withdrawal service from Luno is a…

The Bitcoin Kiosk Localbitcoins Reactivating Traders Accounts From Africa After Recently Clamping Down on African Countries

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We previously reported about the bitcoin kiosk, Localbitcoins Clamping Down on Cryptotraders Accounts From African Countries following regulatory tensions. After the news of Localbitcoins reportedly shutting down accounts of cryptocurrency traders from Nigeria, Ghana, Libya, Ethiopia, Botswana and Tunisia and…