Africa News

Tunisia Presents e-Dinar as the Race for State-Backed Digital Currencies Intensifies
Tunisia Presents e-Dinar as the Race for State-Backed Digital Currencies Intensifies
11 November 2019, 16:20
Tunisia is working on the development of a blockchain-based digital currency backed by a central bank.
Burundi Says No to Crypto! Bans All Forms of Trading
Burundi Says No to Crypto! Bans All Forms of Trading
04 September 2019, 20:49
Burundi has ruled that it is illegal to trade Bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency within its shores.
Landmark? Seychelles Stock Exchange to Offer Security Token Trading
Landmark? Seychelles Stock Exchange to Offer Security Token Trading
02 August 2019, 17:28
Seychelles Stock Exchange set to become first to offer listing and trading of security tokens.
Uganda Warns Citizens Against Using Crypto Platforms
Uganda Warns Citizens Against Using Crypto Platforms
28 June 2019, 10:48
Dr. Louis Kasekende the Deputy Governor at the Bank of Uganda recently warned citizens against the use of crypto platforms at the at a Town Hall Meeting held in Masaka.
Egypt to Ban Unlicensed Cryptocurrency Firms
Egypt to Ban Unlicensed Cryptocurrency Firms
28 May 2019, 17:40
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) will soon ban cryptocurrency firms operating in the country without a license.
Malawi Warns Citizens Against Crypto Investments
Malawi Warns Citizens Against Crypto Investments
27 May 2019, 17:23
The Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has warned citizens about the potential pitfalls of investing in cryptocurrency and related schemes
The Timeline — How Mauritius Silently Achieved Crypto Regulation
The Timeline — How Mauritius Silently Achieved Crypto Regulation
15 April 2019, 11:37
Mauritius regulates an emerging industry that has proven difficult to handle for even the world’s most powerful nations. Here's a timeline showing how they did it.
Mauritius Releases STO Regulatory Framework
Mauritius Releases STO Regulatory Framework
10 April 2019, 17:19
The Mauritius Financial Services Commission (FSC) have released a guidance note on security token offerings (STOs) to show that they remain highly supportive of fintech related initiatives.
Ghana SEC Considering Crypto Regulation
22 January 2019, 21:01
Ghana could follow South Africa to become the first regions in the continent to implement regulation for crypto companies. A top official disclosed that studies are already in progress while they are open to suggestions on how to view cryptocurrencies.