How will 'unfriendly' China respond to Africa's cryptocurrency opportunity?

BitPesa executive shares her view on the Asian country's current stance and what needs to change.
Olusegun Ogundeji
Feb 6, 2018

BitPesa plans to launch in SA by Q2 this year

South Africa could soon be the 12th country that BitPesa operates in, according to founder and CEO.
Aug 14, 2017

Why AI, blockchain is forcing Africa's authorities to reconsider FinTech

Growing awareness among officials of the disruptive influence of digital currencies and blockchain technology.
Dec 19, 2016

Kenya: Bitpesa shrugs off regulator concern

Founder of local Bitcoin platform says East African country no longer its largest market.
Dec 6, 2016

Kenya hits record in weekly Bitcoin trade

Greater awareness, looming inflationary outlook said to be key behind the spike in usage.
Nov 7, 2016

More Bitcoin exchange platforms now focus on Africa

A synopsis of several emerging platforms aiming to impact the adoption of Bitcoin on the continent.
Dec 17, 2015

Bitcoin looks to further disrupt East Africa's mobile money market

Central Bank of Kenya comments on cryptocurrency, while legal wrangling involving BitPesa, Safaricom, M-Pesa and Lipisha continues.
Jun 19, 2014

‘Mobile money, Bitcoin driving down African remittance costs’

Experts speaking at the Mondato Africa Summit in Johannesburg highlight tech benefits.
May 27, 2014

Bitcoin-compatible startup to rival M-Pesa in diaspora remittances

Kenyans living in diaspora will be able to send money in form of bitcoins.