Africa’s crypto market has grown by more than 1,200% since 2020: Chainalysis

Digital analytics firm Chainalysis reported that the cryptocurrency market in Africa has grown significantly since last year in addition to the region having a larger share of overall retail transaction volume compared to the global average.

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Project Giant: Nigeria’s CBDC set for pilot rollout on Independence Day

After four years of development, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is set to roll out its digital currency project. The launch will reportedly happen on the occasion of the country’s 61st Independence Day celebration on Oct. 1.

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Akon’s Akoin pilot heralded success, eyes countrywide rollout in Kenya

Akoin, the cryptocurrency project developed by Senegalese-American singer Akon, has achieved success in its initial pilot testing at western Kenya’s Mwale Medical Technology City, or MMTC, preparing for a national rollout in the near future.

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‘African Governments Have an Erratic Relationship With Crypto,’ Says KamPay CEO

BeinCrypto spoke to Chris Cleverly, CEO of Kamari and the founder of the Made In Africa Foundation. He dived into Kamari and KamPay, which aim to become key in cryptocurrency for African countries.
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Kamari began in 2018.

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