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Kitiwa says it has processed over $90,000 worth of Bitcoins
Ghanian Bitcoin remittance service Kitiwa was one of the 40 companies selected to launch at last year’s DEMO Africa conference, thats was held in Lagos, Nigeria, on [..]
The next generation of microfinance
Duncan Goldie-Scot, entrepreneur, investor and supporter of social projects has infused Kenya’s microfinance institution, Musoni, with innovative features designed to attract unbanked K [..]
Is it really acceptable for money transfers to take hours, sometimes even days, to reach their recipient? Global monetary systems are becoming virtualized to the point that the majority of currency exists only in computers. In [..]
BetVIP, based in Cape Town, South Africa, obtained a gaming license to become the country’s first sports betting site to deal exclusively in Bitcoin. The company accepts bets in only regulated markets.
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Venture capitalist Mary Meeker released her annual Internet Trends Code Conference Report last week. Her charts are of special significance to those following growth in the Bitcoin industry.
Remarkably, there is an explosio [..]
The posterchild of Botswana’s Bitcoin movement, Alakanani Iterileng, is back from the Amsterdam Bitcoin Conference. Bitcoin campaigner, spokesperson and sometimes called the Bitcoin missionary, Alakanani is spreading Bitcoin [..]
‘Bitcoin in Uganda – Empowering people’ is a simple, yet beautiful movie made to highlight the cost of remittances to Uganda and how one family found Bitcoin a more meaningful way to send and accept money across borders. [..]
Businesses, big and small, in several parts of the world are struggling against bans and regulations to be allowed to engage in bitcoin commerce, but Kunmi Otitoju, founder of Minku, seems to have it all figured out.
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Such accomplishment! As we keep saying, Dogecoin is so much wow! After the shibe's generous sponsorship of Jamaican athletes to the Olympics, the community got its knuckles cracking for a monumental cause – it sought to rais [..]
Bitcoin in Nigeria with style
Minku is a unique leather goods boutique that was established by designer Kunmi Otitoju in 2011. It has physical stores in Nigeria and an e-commerce store online that specializes in quality lea [..]