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South African Reserve Bank Plans to Introduce National Digital Currency No Comments

The use of cryptocurrencies as legal tender is one of the most discussed topics among the cryptocurrency community members. The very thing may soon happen in South Africa. One of the South African financial magazines has recently reported about the willingness of the South African Reserve Bank to issue digital version of its fiat currency. The new currency referred to as the "national digital c...


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Creditbit – Secure and Easy to Use No Comments

Creditbit, the ethereum-based software management platform, is one of the faster growing digital currencies in the cryptocurrency segment. It is an open source software project released under the MIT/X11 license which gives you the power to run, modify, and copy the software and to distribute, at your option, modified copies of the software. Creditbit is not just any other cryptocurrency but is r...


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Senegal to Introduce Digital Currency in Western Africa No Comments

The African continent has emerged as a leader in digital currency and blockchain technology adoption. The West African nation of Senegal may soon contribute to the digital currency revolution by launching eCFA. The proposed eCFA is the digital version of CFA francs being currently used by either independent states in West Africa. Expected to be launched sometime in 2017, eCFA will be rolled out...


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BitPesa to Strengthen Africa-China Remittance Corridor No Comments

BitPesa, through its website, is helping businesses in China and Africa to send instant payments in local currency directly from African bank accounts to Chinese bank accounts. Users in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo can now send money directly to bank accounts in China. The remittance service offered by BitPesa is low-cost as it cuts conventional money tr...


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U.S. Government Will Keep an Eye Out for Digital Currency Crime No Comments

With only two weeks left in 2016, bitcoin seems in a rush to “catch up.” For the longest time, analysts have predicted that bitcoin would reach $800 by the end of the year, and for the last few days, it seems like that prediction could become a reality. Currently trading at around $787, bitcoin is just $13 away from reaching such a stellar point. But not everyone is celebrating. The U.S. go...


Greenpeace Receives Big Digital Currency Donation Through M.A. Blockchain No Comments

Greenpeace has secured massive donations in digital currency by way of M.A. Blockchain. The organization’s USA branch made headlines in September of 2014 when it announced it would begin accepting bitcoin payments as part of its donation protocol. This caused many to start wondering whether or not bitcoin and related digital currencies would become the future of charities in America and abroa...


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Demonetization Accelerates Fintech Development in India No Comments

India decided to do away with over 80 percent of its currency in circulation overnight. The move, almost brought the country's economic machinery to a grinding halt as people flocked to the banks and post offices to exchange their old high-value banknotes for new ones. As experts debate about its potential impact on the country's economy, Indian banking institutions have decided to upgrade their o...


Coinsecure Has Big Plans For Bitcoin In India And Hires Elizabeth Ploshay McCauley. newsbtc

The Prime Minister of India Calls for Increased Adoption of Digital Currency No Comments

India recently made it to the news by doing the unthinkable -- declaring two of its existing large denomination currency notes invalid. The move effectively removed an estimated 80 percent of the currency notes out of circulation drastically affecting the country's economy. The government insists that the move will root out unaccounted cash and counterfeit currency, which is debatable. However, o...


Sweden to Have Its Own Digital Currency by 2019 No Comments

The growing popularity of Bitcoin and its benefits has got the central banks across the world considering the pros and cons of implementing a digital version of their respective fiat currencies. None of the countries have so far come up with a solid plan, except for Sweden. The National Bank of Sweden — Sveriges Riksbank has earlier today announced its intention to launch Ekron, a digital curren...


Bitcoin May Be the Ideal Currency for Zimbabwe during the Times of Hyperinflation No Comments

Zimbabwe has been having its own share of economic woes, just like rest of the world. The country is in short supply of currency leading to a financial crisis. The country's economy has been running on the US Dollar since its recovery from the earlier collapse of the economy. The scarcity of US Dollar has got the economists thinking whether Bitcoin is the solution to the country's current economic...


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