Emerging markets like Nigeria, Kenya led 880% global crypto growth in 2021 | CryptoSlate

In an effort to measure grassroots cryptocurrency adoption amid the massive growth seen in the crypto market over the year due to traction from industries, the just-published report of on-chain research firm Chainalysis has revealed a surge of over 880% in global adoption majorly driven by peer-to-p

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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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Kenyan electoral commission nominee clamors for blockchain voting

Justus Abonyo, former chair of Kenya’s Social Democratic Party, and current candidate for commissioner of the country’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), has called for the adoption of blockchain voting.

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Following Binance Uganda closure, Binance P2P makes strong inroads in Africa

Following the announcement of a disappointing closure of a Ugandan subsidiary in October, Binance — the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange — released a blog post yesterday indicating that another initiative, Binance P2P, is making strong inroads across the world’s second-most populous continent

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