Central African Republic

PaySika leans on Visa’s fintech map to hasten Central Africa penetration

Through the Visa Fintech Fast Track program, Cameroon is the first country in which fintech PaySika will launch.
Amindeh Blaise Atabong
Nov 21, 2022

Bank of Central African States cautions against cryptocurrency investment

BEAC Governor underlines organisation’s stance following extraordinary meeting of the Bank’s monetary policy committee.
Aug 31, 2022

Central African Republic’s Sango dealt a legal blow

Country’s Constitutional Court has judged certain aspects of the project to be in contravention of the constitution.
Jul 25, 2022

Bank of Central African States urged to move on CBDC adoption

Outcome of an extraordinary meeting hosted by the financial regulator.
Jul 4, 2022

Central African Republic launches its own cryptocurrency

Government tight-lipped on specifics, but links Sango Coin to local economic development.
May 25, 2022

Regulation still blocks Africa’s path to mainstream crypto adoption

CAR’s recent official adoption of Bitcoin lauded, but experts warn of the increased need for awareness and ways to mitigate risk.
May 25, 2022

CAR sidesteps doubters, proceeds with Sango crypto island ambition

Country’s govt determined to pursue cryptocurrency plans having recently adopted Bitcoin as a legal tender.
May 9, 2022

CAR’s crypto adoption upsets regional bloc’s monetary accord

Bank of Central African States issues point of order to CAR.

Cameroon, CAR seal deal for fibre optic interconnection

The latest MoU forms part of the broader Central African Backbone (CAB) project.

Cameroon should follow CAR’s crypto example say experts

Cameroon should pursue legislation on cryptocurrencies in order to prioritise payment safety and the protection of consumer data says finance engineer.
Apr 29, 2022

CAR’s official Bitcoin adoption sets precedent on the continent

CEO of deVere Group predicts the cryptocurrency will be adopted as legal tender in at least one more African and one Central or Latin American country in 2022.

COVID-19 delays CAR-Cameroon fibre interconnection

Central African Republic’s government offers assurance that July 2021 deadline will be met.
Nov 25, 2020

Central African Republic contracts Global Technologies to revamp SOCATEL

French company’s mandate is to position telco to provide coverage for 40% of the population.