Browsing the "Kenya" Tag

Kenya’s Central Bank Chief Warns Again On Crypto Risks

| Sujha Sundararajan

Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) is now in line with other banks in blacklisting digital currencies and warns customers and banks dealing with it.

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Bonding Experience: Can Kenya Pave a Path for Blockchain Change?

| Noelle Acheson

Kenya, a country with rickety infrastructure and a reliance on agriculture, could be poised to kickstart mainstream use of blockchain technology.

World Bank to Support Blockchain Bonds Trial in Kenya

| Stan Higgins

The World Bank has revealed plans to explore how blockchain could help boost Kenya's financial prospects.

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BitPesa Board Member Departs Following Kenyan Government Appointment

| Stan Higgins

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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Igot Expands Exchange and Remittance Services to Kenya

| Yessi Bello Perez

Bitcoin firm igot has expanded to Kenya following the acquisition of a local cryptocurrency exchange and integration with a mobile payments platform.

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Bitcoin Exchange Igot Expands to Over 40 Countries

| Jon Southurst

Australia-based exchange igot is opening up its services to over 40 countries, including all of the EU and parts of the Middle East and Africa.

Sierra Leone Fashion Company Brings Bitcoin to West Africa

| Tanaya Macheel

Ethical fashion accessories company Bureh is taking the first steps in creating a bitcoin economy for sub-Saharan Africa.

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How BitPesa Plans to Reduce Friction in the Remittances Market

| Kadhim Shubber

The socially-focused bitcoin startup aims to "cut through" the inefficiencies in international remittances and underdeveloped banking systems.

New SMS Bitcoin Service Aims at Emerging Markets

| Jon Southurst

Singapore's CoinPip is partnering with a US startup to launch a low-tech solution to send bitcoins via SMS.

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How Kipochi is Taking Bitcoin into Africa

| Pete Rizzo

Pelle Braendgaard talks to CoinDesk about his company's plans and the challenges bitcoin faces in the developing world.