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Add Qatar To The Countries That Have Banned Cryptos…

If you thought the dawn of a new year would mean less animosity from governments towards cryptos, think again. Qatar has become the latest country to ban crypto trading. Qatar’s financial regulator – QFC (Qatar Financial Centre)- blocked trading of all crypto asset services: Virtual Asset Services may not be conducted in or from the […]

PRESS STATEMENT: RBZ On Use Of Bitcoin And Other Cryptocurrencies In Zimbabwe

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has issued a statement on the use of virtual currencies in Zimbabwe at a time when Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency is trading at a premium in Zimbabwe. Previously, in July, the RBZ had warned Zimbabweans against using Bitcoin as the central bank could not regulate it. Then in November the RBZ […]

Bitcoin startup, Bitmari organises event to discuss the service’s potential in Zimbabwe

On Thursday the 28th of January 2016, there will be a Bitmari Meet-and-Greet at the Rainbow Towers in Harare. Starting at 5.30 pm the event(which is open to the public) is meant to offer interested parties an opportunity to learn more about BitMari and Bitcoin with an emphasis on exploring the opportunities that can come from using the service.

One of Africa’s largest banks, Standard Bank, pilots Bitcoin trading portal

If like us you’ve come to accept that banks (well, traditional banks) are laggards in as far as the technology and future looking application of it are concerned, this will prove you wrong. Apparently South Africa’s (Africa’s really) Standard Bank is piloting a Bitcoin trading portal. This, at a time when the virtual currency is […]