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Egyptians Are Buying Bitcoin Despite Prohibitive New Banking Laws
Egyptian crypto trading volume and exchange sign-ups increased dramatically this past January, capping off an already high-volume 2020.
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Bitcoin 'Can't Be Stopped': Nigerians Look to P2P Exchanges After Crypto Ban
Some Nigerians plan to continue using bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies despite a directive issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) last week ordering banks to close down accounts associated with cryptocurrencies.
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'No Middle Ground': Inside Colombia's Race to Become A Major Regional Crypto Market
In 2020, Colombia saw a major boost in crypto use, both as a store of wealth and as a means of transaction.
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Self-Hosted Bitcoin Wallets Become Front Line in Fight Over Crypto Regulations
The steady creep of know-your-customer (KYC) requirements over firms that touch digital assets is now at the foot of self-hosted wallets.
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Kenyans Can Now Buy and Sell Crypto Through Paxful's P2P Marketplace
Paxful has partnered with Kenya-based remittance network BitLipa to allow users to buy and sell bitcoin and the tether stablecoin.
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Paxful to Roll Out Crypto Debit Card for US Customers
The peer-to-peer digital asset marketplace is launching a Visa card, starting in the U.S. market.
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Paxful, Turkey-Based BiLira, Cointral to Expand Crypto Offerings in Eastern Europe
Paxful said the partnerships will allow users to trade bitcoin and tether using a lira-backed stablecoin.
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Paxful, Citing Regulations and Its Own 'Risk Tolerance,' Exits Venezuela's P2P Bitcoin Market
The exit deprives Venezuela's crypto scene of its second-largest P2P exchange.
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Where FATF Crypto Compliance Gets Interesting: Africa
Crypto businesses seeing strong growth across the 54-country continent are working hard to meet the FATF's anti-money laundering standards.
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