South Africa

South African Central Bank to Reportedly Introduce New Crypto Regulations

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) — the country’s central bank — is purportedly going to impose new regulations for the use...

Crypto in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges, Explained

Advocates say there are many issues beyond currency volatility where crypto and blockchain could make a difference. Aside from ...

Bank Drops Bitcoin Exchanges Citing ‘Regulatory Clarity’

Bitcoin (BTC) exchanges in South Africa will lose their banking support after a local bank confirmed it was closing their accou...

BRICS Nations Discuss Creation of New Crypto For Unified Payment System

According to one official in attendance, members of international association BRICS discussed the creation of a new cryptocurre...

Johannesburg Authorities Refuse to Pay Hackers’ Bitcoin Ransom

Authorities in Johannesburg are holding firm in their refusal to pay a ransom of 4 Bitcoin to hackers who targeted municipal sy...
October 30, 2019
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Hackers Breach Johannesburg’s Civil Website Demanding BTC Ransom

Hackers have compromised the website of the city of Johannesburg, South Africa, and demanded ransom in Bitcoins (BTC). The city...
October 26, 2019
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Bitcoin a ‘Gift’ That Will Change Humanity

Computer scientist and general manager of WeWork South Africa, Stafford Masie, has said that Bitcoin (BTC) will change the futu...

South African Crypto Exchange Hits Milestone 3M Wallets, $5M Volume

Major South Africa’s crypto exchange Luno has continued growing, having processed more than $5 million worth of crypto in Augus...

Mob Burns Down Purported Crypto Ponzi Schemer’s House in South Africa

An angry mob in Ladysmith, South Africa has reportedly torched the residence of Sphelele Mbatha, known as Sgumza, a manager of ...

Is Bitcoin Really Selling for $76,000 in Zimbabwe?

Bitcoin traders in Zimbabwe and South Africa are seeing skyrocketing premiums on their bitcoin (BTC), according to a report fro...
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