Category: Emerging Markets

Venezuelan BCH Proponents Bolster Cryptocurrency Use Cases and Adoption

In the midst of a severe economic depression and the devaluation of the Venezuelan bolívar, bitcoin cash (BCH) supporters have…

Cointext Rolls Out Mobile BCH Services in Bangladesh, Now Services 38 Countries

Cointext has launched internet-free mobile BCH wallet services to users in Bangladesh. The announcement comes following the recent rollout of…

Steady Rise in Small Businesses Accepting Bitcoin Payments in Kenya

Kenyan health services provider Health Land Spa has started taking BTC and other cryptocurrencies as a means of payment with…

Nigeria’s Union Bank Threatens to Shut Down Cryptocurrency-Related Accounts

A large commercial bank in Nigeria has threatened to shut down an undisclosed number of cryptocurrency-related accounts without explanation. Lagos-based…

Nigeria’s Opposition Leader Promises Cryptocurrency Policy If Elected President

Nigeria’s main opposition leader and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has said the country will adopt blockchain technology and cryptocurrency…

Zimbabweans Use BTC to Pay for Food Hampers Amid Foreign Currency Crisis

Study263, a Zimbabwean-owned fintech startup operating from South Africa, has opened an online store allowing Zimbabweans to buy food hampers…

Survey: South Africans Turning to Crypto as Hedge Against Volatility of the Rand

A survey by Luno, a London-based cryptocurrency platform, has revealed that a growing number of people in South Africa prefer…

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