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.
Paxful CEO Ray Youssef said all eyes should be on Africa right now.
The tool will convert customers' payments into bitcoin, which is then sent to the merchant's digital wallet.
Paxful's crypto trading volume in 2021 has more than tripled compared to all of 2020.
Egyptian crypto trading volume and exchange sign-ups increased dramatically this past January, capping off an already high-volume 2020.
Bitcoin has already passed the $68,000 mark in Nigeria, but that’s if you use the official exchange rate. Awosika Ayodeji, a Nigerian blockchain project designer, isn’t complaining. He is happy to wake up and see bitcoin prices quoted using unofficial U.S. dollar exchange rates because it means he’d be getting more naira per dollar when […]
Some Nigerians plan to continue using bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies despite a directive issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) last week ordering banks to close down accounts associated with cryptocurrencies.
In 2020, Colombia saw a major boost in crypto use, both as a store of wealth and as a means of transaction.
Paxful has partnered with Kenya-based remittance network BitLipa to allow users to buy and sell bitcoin and the tether stablecoin.
The peer-to-peer digital asset marketplace is launching a Visa card, starting in the U.S. market.
Paxful said the partnerships will allow users to trade bitcoin and tether using a lira-backed stablecoin.
The exit deprives Venezuela's crypto scene of its second-largest P2P exchange.
Crypto businesses seeing strong growth across the 54-country continent are working hard to meet the FATF's anti-money laundering standards.
Paxful’s year-old foray into Russian crypto markets is paying off for the peer-to-peer exchange.
Ray Youssef joins Charlie Shrem to discuss Paxful's mission in Africa, the liberating power of crypto and the unfairness of the African franc.