Tag: africa

Paxful launches wallet app, releases a series of educational workshops in Africa
March 04, 2019 BY Mariela Naydenova

VoguePay - the next big payment solution in Africa

The oldest continent in the world has a huge problem: the sending and receiving of money. Africa "boasts" the highest remittance fees and cross-country transaction payments is not easy at all. The problem with payment facilitation in the country comes from the fact that anyone wishing to make a payment from outside Africa needs to…

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February 11, 2019 BY Mariela Naydenova

How can a blockchain project in Kenya help California?

The power of blockchain has undeniably left its mark on almost all parts of the world. Recently, Africa has emerged as a top, or at least, promising blockchain/cryptocurrency destination. Because the market is so new, there are numerous solutions and inventions to be made using blockchain. The most remarkable thing about blockchain, however, is the…

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September 18, 2018 BY Mariela Naydenova

The first SMS cryptocurrency wallet - mCoin in Africa

The London-based ONEm Communications has launched the so called mCoin, a "pseudo-mining" program on the oldest continent. The mCoin is distributed to people through the method of "pseudo-mining", meaning that users can receive the coin if they do something good for the society. For now, the company gives people the coin by making them text…

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June 19, 2018 BY Mariela Naydenova

Akoin - the coin, the crypto-town and Akon

Akon is one of the very well known songwriters and singers in the United States. He is of a Senegalese ascent and to be worth around $80 million. Akon is now entering the cryptocurrency hype by intending to launch his very own digital coin - the Akoin. The story behind the coin and his idea…

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April 12, 2018 BY Mariela Naydenova

Africa Master Coin on the Horizon

Africa is the poorest populated continent in the world as of 2018, and foreign direct investments have been of primary importance to the African population for many decades now. Because of the high level of corruption, especially in Northern Africa, the idea of a domestic cryptocurrency has long been in discussion. Now, according to media,…

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November 15, 2015 BY Mike Fox

Barclays Bank Tanzania launches BARX Africa FX trading platform

This week The Daily News, Tanzania's leading English newspaper reported that British multinational bank powerhouse Barclays has brought its institutional trading platform BARX Africa to Tanzania's forex market. BARX, the multi-asset class e-trading solution from Barclays provides access to FX liquidity through its own proprietary platform, via several ECNs, via FIX and DMA. BARX Africa sales is…

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