Crypto without internet: SMS service allows Bitcoin transactions via text in Africa

    Machankura, the South African SMS-based service named after the local slang word “money,” is bridging the gap between Bitcoin and people without internet access. Kgothatso Ngako, the developer of the service, believes that due to this new technology, people in Africa will be able to receive and spend Bitcoin without the need for an internet…

    “Create, be yourself, develop new technology “, – Jambo co-founder

    Jambo is one of the leaders in the African blockchain industry. Their business extends to many areas: Jambo is a venture company, a Web 3.0 super app developer for African countries, and a creator of educational projects, including in the field of cryptocurrencies. Jambo’s super app concept combines education and gamesharing to earn money and…

    FTX partners with AZA Finance to push Web3, NFTs and cryptocurrencies in Africa

    Crypto exchange FTX announced the start of a partnership with AZA Finance, whose objective is to “expand the adoption of Web3 and digital currencies throughout Africa,” including also non-fungible tokens (NFTs). A statement released by AZA Finance said the two companies will work to “create pathways for African users to participate and learn about the…

    African Crypto Passions. Part 2

    The crypto economy as of late has been developing most rapidly in Africa, Latin America and the post-Soviet states. We decided to take a closer look at the process. Africa as a region still has the smallest cryptocurrency economy on the planet. But that is precisely why it’s growing so fast, starting from a low…

    African Crypto Passions. Part 1

    The crypto economy as of late has been developing most rapidly in Africa, Latin America and the post-Soviet states. We decided to take a closer look at the process. Africa is still the poorest region of the planet, but its economy is booming. What’s more, this growth comes “from the ground up”, that is, the…

    Will Africa’s next to adopt Bitcoin?

    The emerging markets are hurry to embracing opportunities of the digital economy. After El Salvador becoming the first country has given a legal tender status to Bitcoin, a number of countries want to follow, writes Paul Opoku for Bitcoin Magazine. Latin American neighbors to El Salvador, such as Panama, Argentina, and Paraguay, have started a…