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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.
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Bitcoin Exchange Igot Expands to Over 40 Countries
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.
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Sierra Leone Fashion Company Brings Bitcoin to West Africa
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
The socially-focused bitcoin startup aims to "cut through" the inefficiencies in international remittances and underdeveloped banking systems.
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New SMS Bitcoin Service Aims at Emerging Markets
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
Pelle Braendgaard talks to CoinDesk about his company's plans and the challenges bitcoin faces in the developing world.
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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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BitPesa Uses Bitcoin to Slash Kenyan Remittance Costs
A new Kenyan company plans to use bitcoin, targeting the country's $1.17bn annual remittance market.
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Bitcoin and M-Pesa: Why money in Kenya has gone digital
Bitcoin has major potential in Africa. But you might not realize how important electronic money already is there.
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Kipochi launches M-Pesa integrated bitcoin wallet in Africa
Kipochi is now enabling people in Africa to convert bitcoins to and from the Kenyan currency M-Pesa.
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