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Africa holds great potential in the ongoing evolution of cryptocurrency technology. (Moussa Kalapo/Getty Images)
Web 3 Needs Africa, Not the Other Way Around
The continent has shown a willingness to embrace new financial services technologies, and crypto addresses a pressing need in every country.
Africa holds great potential in the ongoing evolution of cryptocurrency technology. (Moussa Kalapo/Getty Images)

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Bitcoin Payments Startup BitPesa Raises $2.5 Million
Bitcoin payments startup BitPesa has raised $2.5m in a new Series A funding round.
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BitPesa Board Member Departs Following Kenyan Government Appointment
Bitcoin remittance startup BitPesa has lost one of its board members following an appointment to a top government position related to technology.
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Kenya, money
Kenyan Court Upholds Bid to Keep Bitcoin Startup Off M-Pesa
A Kenyan High Court judge has ruled that M-Pesa operator Safaricom will not be required to grant access to BitPesa amid an ongoing legal dispute.
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Kenyan High Court Hears BitPesa Case Against Safaricom
The Kenyan High Court heard a case brought by bitcoin startup BitPesa against mobile money giant Safaricom two days ago.
Mobile Phone with Money in Kenya / Flickr / whiteafrican

Kenya, money
Pantera Leads $1.1 Million Funding for African Bitcoin Startup BitPesa
Kenya-based bitcoin services provider BitPesa has raised $1.1m in funding led by Pantera Capital and including Bitcoin Opportunity Corp.
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How BitPesa Plans to Reduce Friction in the Remittances Market
The socially-focused bitcoin startup aims to "cut through" the inefficiencies in international remittances and underdeveloped banking systems.
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BitPesa Launches Beta Testing for Kenyan Remittance Service
BitPesa has launched its beta program with the long-term goal of disrupting the remittance space.
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Africa
Companies and Charities Unite to Promote Bitcoin in Africa
Private companies, charities and individuals are teaming up to present a good first impression for bitcoin in Africa.
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