‘They’d Rather Buy Bitcoin and Take That Risk’: An Interview With Paxful’s Nena Nwachukwu

Last year’s End SARS protests over police brutality were a catalyst for Bitcoin adoption in Nigeria, says Nwachukwu, ahead of CoinDesk’s Crypto State event.

People  ·  30 June 2021

El Salvador Residents Are Split on Bitcoin Adoption Bill

Some El Salvadoran residents are excited by the thought of bitcoin being treated as legal tender, while others are concerned it may just be a tool for corrupt officials.

Policy & regulation  ·  8 June 2021

Unconfiscatable? Using Bitcoin to Resist Police Extortion in Nigeria

It's common in Nigeria for police officers to threaten and extort citizens for whatever money they can find. This man uses bitcoin as a hiding spot.

Tech  ·  26 August 2020

Mexico Tests Blockchain to Track Public Contract Bids

A Mexican government announced a blockchain-based project intended to reduce corruption in bidding for government contracts.

Business  ·  5 April 2018