Kenya’s UTU Technologies & Hong Kong’s Graychain collaborate to enhance access to credit in...

Nairobi-based UTU Technologies and Hong Kong-based Graychain to give UTU's customers the ability to link their UTU profile to the Graychain platform...

BanQu, a non-cryptocurrency blockchain platform, raises Series A extension to help lift people out...

BanQu, a non-cryptocurrency blockchain platform has raised an undisclosed Series A extension round to help lift people out of extreme poverty by...

Binance Labs Reveals 13 Startups in its Incubation Program

Binance Labs, the venture arm of leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance,has announced the 13 newest projects to graduate from its incubation program with...

Block.one launches Voice, a blockchain-based social media platform that rewards its users

Block.one, a blockchain software firm has launched Voice, a blockchain-based social media site which rewards its users. “The...

Hong Kong’s P2P bitcoin platform Coincola launches in Nigeria to take on Paxful

CoinCola, based out of Hong Kong has launched in Nigeria to take advantage of the growing popularity of Blockchain Technology in the...

Nigeria’s Interswitch partners with KuBitX to take Blockchain Services to the Grassroots

Interswitch, a Nigerian-based African fintech company operating in 16 countries across Africa, has partnered with KuBitX to help build Blockchain services for...

Nigeria’s Kudi Exchange set to launch Africa’s “Coinbase + Venmo” powered by Ferrum Network

Nigeria's Kudi Exchange, is set to launch to become Africa's “Coinbase + Venmo” allowing users to buy and sell digital assets like...

BitMart Forms JV with Paxful, Moves to Enter the Peer-to-Peer Financial Revolution

BitMart Exchange, a digital asset trading platform has entered into a joint venture with peer-to-peer payment logistics platform Paxful in a move...

VALR Partners Bittrex to Launch a Digital Asset Trading Platform in South Africa

VALR has partnered with Bittrex, a U.S.-based digital asset trading platform to launch a new digital asset trading platform in South Africa to offer customers a...

BitPesa raises $5m from Sompo Holdings to revolutionize cross-border payments

Kenya's BitPesa has raised $5m from Japanese insurance group Sompo Holdings in a move expected to revolutionize cross-border payments and insurance services globally. Sompo will use Bitpesa’s technology to...

Aeternity Africa to train SMEs on crowdfunding using blockchain technology

Aeternity Africa, a Nairobi-based blockchain platform is seeking to promote, showcase and demonstrate the disruptive potential of blockchain technology in Africa through its monthly...

Reasons for the Growing Bitcoin market in Africa

Recently, Africa has shown to be a fertile ground for Cryptocurrency with several countries such as South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Zambia, Nigeria and Zimbabwe...

HTC’s blockchain phone, the ‘EXODUS 1’ has a vault to hold the keys to...

 HTC yesterday launched early access to its first blockchain phone, the 'EXODUS 1' at www.htcexodus.com using either BTC or ETH, in an industry first crypto-only payment...

Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange Binance Uganda Opens for Deposits and Withdrawals

Fiat-to-crypto exchange Binance Uganda began accepting deposits and withdrawals of Ugandan Shillings on Wednesday, October 17th. The exchange commenced Know Your Customer (KYC) procedures too and...

Blockbonds’ SPENN partners I&M Bank Rwanda to introduce airtime purchase

Blockbonds' SPENN, a Mobile Banking App, banking the unbanked through its blockchain based smartphone app, with current features of opening a bank account, send...

Coinfirm, Africa Blockchain Lab & KAD ICT Hub to Launch the Cryptocurrency Anti Fraud...

Coinfirm along with the Nigerian based KAD ICT Hub and Africa Blockchain Lab launched a dedicated subnetwork of the AMLT Network along with an...

Binance to make all listing fees transparent & donate 100% of them to charity

Crypto exchange platform Binance will make a change to its listing fee policy and will starting immediately, and going forward,  make all listing fees...

Luno launches its new African regional headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa

Luno, a bitcoin exchange has launched its new African regional headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa as a base to reach its 40 other markets it...

BitPesa, SBI Remit Partner for Blockchain Cross-Border Payments Between Japan And Africa

BitPesa, a digital foreign exchange and payment platform that leverages blockchain settlement to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to...

Block Commodities, Pure Grow Africa partner to launch a blockchain pilot project for farmers in Uganda

Block Commodities, a commodity trader operating has partnered with Pure Grow Africa, a supplier of high-quality agricultural produce, to launch the first pilot of a food project commodity cycle ecosystem in Uganda. Pure Grow shares Block Commodities' values of providing high quality products at fair prices with transparency, and a mission to empower communities with modern technologies for improved agri-business and agro-value chain development. The two parties will also establish a call centre, create and distribute a mobile app, produce and transmit...

Blockbank buys a stake in Kenya’s Spire bank to provide international Crypto banking services

Blockbank has purchased a stake in Spire bank to provide international Crypto banking services. Spire Bank will be instrumental in facilitating a wide variety...

Blockchain firm Kwikxchange launches in Kenya to cater to SMEs invoice financing

Citrusxchange Inc., a Canadian Fintech start-up company, has launched its Blockchain based platform catering to small and medium enterprises seeking supply chain financing and...

Wala Awarded 2018 Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion

The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with support from the Mastercard Foundation , has named South African startup Wala as the grand...

Kenya’s TMXglobal coin wants to be the the first blockchain cryptocurrency to save the...

Tmxglobal coin set to be launched in Kenya said to be the the first blockchain cryptocurrency to save the logistic business in Africa from...

Ghana’s mobile money payment system Mazzuma turns to blockchain to enable seamless payments

Mazzuma, an online payments system in Ghana launched in 2015 with a record of over $1 million USD worth of transactions till date and...

Kenya’s ImpalaPay launches an ICO for its ImpalaCoin to power cross-border intra-Africa trade

ImpalaCoin, an initiative of Kenya's ImpalaPay powere by the Stellar platform, aims to be the crypto currency powering the Impala crypto financial network working to...

Blockchain utility payment startup Treon eyes Africa with its payments solutions

Treon (TXO), a "Utilities Token" that securely and seamlessly enables consumers around the world, including the unbanked, to easily manage and pay for their...

Binance Launches Academy to Take Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Education to the World

As internet penetration grows, paying in cash is slowly giving way to digital payment systems that allows online stores, casinos, and even even restaurants...

London-Based Coinfirm & Nigeria’s KAD ICT Hub Launch Africa Blockchain Lab to Increase Financial...

Based at the KAD ICT Hub in Kaduna, Nigeria, the Africa Blockchain Lab will bring together world-class blockchain companies working on solutions for African...

Nigeria’s BuyCoins launches to help users buy and sell their coins with ease

After launching Bitkoin Africa last year,  Timi Ajiboye, has launched BuyCoins, a cryptocurrency exchange platform set to enable users to buy and sell all the other...