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Suspended ePayments platform restarts without crypto

The online money transfer platform ePayments is restarting services after a seven-month suspension. And cryptocurrencies support is notably absent this time around. The ePayments is a global money transfer service with more than 1 million accounts and 75,000 debit cards issued. The company made profits of $US23.2 million in 2019 according to its regulator filings. […]

Acceptance of crypto growing across the continent of Africa

Acceptance of Crypto Growing Across the Continent of Africa

Crypto adoption is making substantial progress in Africa, with ownership of crypto, trade volume, and regulation all heading towards greater adoption. A recent report by Arcane Research and Luno found that Uganda, Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana, and Kenya. And these are often among the top ten countries searching for the word “Bitcoin” by Google. The […]

Binance P2P adds five new fiat currencies in lating america

Binance P2P Adds Five New Fiat Currencies in Latin America

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has rolled our peer-to-peer (P2P) crypto trading with five new Latin American fiat currencies. Users of the Binance P2P trading platform can now buy and sell cryptocurrency directly with Brazilian Real (BRL), Argentine peso (ARS), Colombian peso (COP), Mexican peso (MXN) and Peruvian Sol (PEN). Supported cryptocurrencies include Bitcoin, Ether, Tether, Binance […]

Zimbabwe returns to crypto

Zimbabwe Returns to Crypto as Reserve Bank Proposes Regulatory Sandbox

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is reportedly developing a regulatory sandbox for cryptocurrency companies in the country. The news was reported on March 16 by the local newspaper Chronicle, citing a representative from the bank speaking at a conference on March 13. Chronicle reports that RBZ’s deputy director for financial markets and national payment […]

Rapper Akon shares whitepaper for upcoming cryptocurrency akoin

Rapper Akon Shares Whitepaper for Upcoming Cryptocurrency “Akoin”

Rapper and entrepreneur, Akon, shared the whitepaper for his upcoming “Akoin” cryptocurrency project exclusively with the crypto news sharing site Cointelegraph. The document describes Akoin as a cryptocurrency “designed for entrepreneurs in the rising economics of Africa and beyond,” adding that the project’s mission is to “unlock the potential of the world’s largest growing workforce” […]

Binance.US

Global Crypto Exchange Binance.US Enables USDC Deposits

Global cryptocurrency exchange Binance has listed USDC for deposits on its United States Branch, Binance.US. The new listing took effect on 4th March at 9:00 PM EST, allowing users easily convert to BUSD, according to a statement made on their official website. BUSD allowed for trading or holding With such a measure, ‘Binance.US‘ will allow […]

blockchain in agriculture

UK Startup Puts Haitian Farmers and Their Crops on the Blockchain

A UK tech company recently announced a blockchain ecosystem for farmers in Haiti, bringing clarity to the supply chain while bolstering sales. Agriledger, a blockchain outfit based in the United Kingdom, was responsible for building this new ecosystem. Their goal was ensuring that farmers receive adequate pay for their crops, a Feb 28 post from […]

Crypto in latin america

Crypto Contributes to Money Laundering Problems in Latin America

Amid a major economic downturn, countries in Latin America (LATAM) are increasingly suffering from money laundering through cryptocurrencies, a new report says. Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have become a major tool of organized crime groups and hackers in LATAM countries, according to a Feb 27 report issued by threat intelligence firm IntSights. Titled “The Dark Side […]

CULedger's DLT-based credit union platform is commercially live

CULedger’s DLT-based Credit Union Platform is Commercially Live

As the United States continues to actively embrace blockchain, more new blockchain-powered products supported by national organizations continue to mature. CULedger, a major fintech firm coordinated by an American national trade association, has commercially launched its blockchain identity platform. Formerly known as MyCUID, CULedger’s blockchain-based identity verification solution MemberPass is now commercially available after a […]

Binance now allows deposits in hong kong dollars

Crypto Exchange Binance Adds Hong Kong Dollars to Fiat Gateway

Binance, one of the world’s foremost cryptocurrency exchanges, now allows deposits in Hong Kong dollars. According to the Feb 21 announcement, Binance now offers both deposits and withdrawals in Hong Kong dollars without any deposit fees. After depositing Hong Kong dollars, users are free to spend them on cryptocurrency. Deposits are enabled through a partnership […]