From #EndSARS to #LekkiTollGate: The rise of cryptocurrency in Nigeria

Isaac Anyaogu¬†&¬†Frank Eleanya The EndSARS protests which erupted in October over police brutality was different from any other in Nigeria, largely because the movement had no central leadership, could fundraise bypassing even banks and could organize on social media with a savviness that eludes government officials. The protesters had always relied on the local currency, Naira toContinue reading “From #EndSARS to #LekkiTollGate: The rise of cryptocurrency in Nigeria”

Is Africa Going to Regulate Cryptocurrency?

BusinessDay Mar 23, 2021 When it comes to cryptocurrency, Africans are one of the biggest traders who embraced the digital currency before the world. However, the government of many African countries has shown many ups and downs regarding cryptocurrency. Many countries in Africa have made it legal to use and trade cryptocurrency whereas others areContinue reading “Is Africa Going to Regulate Cryptocurrency?”

Ripple Touts Role for XRP in Central Bank Digital Currency White Paper

The crypto asset could be used as a “neutral bridge” between different currencies, Ripple says. Jamie Crawley Mar 23, 2021 Ripple Touts Role for XRP in Central Bank Digital Currency White Paper Ripple has pitched the XRP (-1.02%) cryptocurrency to link different central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) in a new white paper. XRP, which is used in someContinue reading “Ripple Touts Role for XRP in Central Bank Digital Currency White Paper”