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.
Jan 31, 2019
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.