Binance ,a global blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider, has added support for more African currencies including the Liberian Dollar (LRD), Sierra Leonean Leone (SLL), Gambian Dalasi (GMD), Mauritanian Ouguiya (MRO) & Cape Verdean Escudo (CVE) as it expands its product offerings and bolsters its presence on the continent.
This development will enable users in these regions to make direct cryptocurrency transactions with other users in their preferred payment method, local currency and price without needing a third party or intermediary.
Users are now able to trade and post trade advertisements in LRD, SLL, GMD, MRO and CVE, or directly trade BTC, USDT, ETH, BNB and BUSD with other users using these ﬁat currencies at zero fees.
“Binance has continued to remain committed to increasing the adoption and mainstream accessibility of crypto and we are excited to be taking this step in making access to digital assets effortless for more Africans.” said Nadeem Anjarwalla, Director for Binance in West & East Africa.
Additionally, users who have a stable source of cryptocurrencies, as well as LRD, SLL, GMD, MRO and CVE can now become merchants on Binance P2P. As programme members, they will receive exclusive customer support, veriﬁed badges and access to advanced trading tools. Furthermore, they can enjoy VIP discounts and zero fees on the platform.
Binance launched in July 2017 as a crypto-to-crypto exchange and within six months, became the world’s largest crypto exchange. Today, Binance is a global blockchain ecosystem spanning across trading services, infrastructure solutions, educational resources, research, social good and charitable programs, investment and incubation initiatives, and more. By providing access to broad ﬁnancial tools while maintaining one of the lowest fees in the business, Binance is making crypto accessible to everyone in Africa and beyond.
The platform is dedicated to increasing the freedom of money for users, and features a portfolio of crypto products and offerings, including: trading and ﬁnance, education, data and research, social good, investment and incubation, decentralization and infrastructure solutions, and more.