Igot Expands Exchange and Remittance Services to Kenya
Bitcoin firm igot has expanded to Kenya following the acquisition of a local cryptocurrency exchange and integration with a mobile payments platform.
Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) is now in line with other banks in blacklisting digital currencies and warns customers and banks dealing with it.
Kenya, a country with rickety infrastructure and a reliance on agriculture, could be poised to kickstart mainstream use of blockchain technology.
Paxful has partnered with Kenya-based remittance network BitLipa to allow users to buy and sell bitcoin and the tether stablecoin.
The World Bank has revealed plans to explore how blockchain could help boost Kenya's financial prospects.
Bitcoin remittance startup BitPesa has lost one of its board members following an appointment to a top government position related to technology.