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Blockchain Research Institute expanding to Africa, the Middle East and Korea

The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) has revealed plans to expand into several continents mid-year through partnerships with several banks, foundations, and organizations.The independent global think-tank for distributed ledger research already operates in Europe and Brazil, and will establish hubs of innovation and research in new regional centers. The goal is

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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. Titled “P2P Merchants: Facilitating Freedom of Money in Africa,”

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Crypto Assets in South Africa Would Be Considered Financial Products Under Regulator Proposal

Cryptocurrency assets would be treated like financial products under South Africa’s Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services (FAIS) Act, under a draft declaration by a financial regulator.“The Declaration would have the effect that any person furnishing advice or rendering intermediary services in relation to crypto assets must be authorised under the

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Can blockchain make a difference? Africa sees vast monetary potential

As technological innovations continue to spread across Africa, the continent could provide some unique use cases for blockchain technology. African has been continually driving innovation in a number of spaces, with mobile payments a prime example of the potential for technology to drastically improve the lives of everyday Africans.While many

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Blockchain Bites: MakerDAO’s Do or Dai Moment, Bitcoin in Africa, Dollar Trends Up

MakerDAO has voted not to compensate victims of the “Black Thursday” flash crash, a former Pantera partner is launching a new crypto-focused hedge fund and bitcoin may be headed to the doldrums as the U.S. dollar rises.Top shelfDecentralized governanceMakerDAO will not compensate victims of March 12’s “Black Thursday” flash crash that left

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