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Uganda Government Warns Citizens Against Cryptocurrency Use

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Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have become popular and valuable in the last decade and have become an alternate mode of payment. However, governments are still...
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ImpalaCoin Wants to Flip Africa’s Trade Problems Through Cloud-Based Banking

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Before the wheels of Nurucoin gain momentum, another ICO led by Kenyans with a Mauritius-registered company is on the horizon. The ICO of ImpalaCoin,...
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South Africa Drafts Proposal to Tax Cryptocurrency

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Back in April, the South Africa Revenue Service (SARS) announced that it had plans to tax cryptocurrency. In a statement released to media houses...
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From a Seemingly Successful ICO To a HTML-Powered Exchange Platform – The Story of Nurucoin

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When the Nurucoin ICO hit the green light, there was a lot of buzz surrounding the new cryptocurrency that was meant to solve inter-African...
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Inflated Electricity Bills Fund Bitcoin Mining by Kenya Prisoners

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A few months after a section of the Kenyan population was up in arms over what they termed as inflated electricity bills, it has...
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Twitter Will Start Banning Cryptocurrency Ads From Today

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We have seen a cryptocurrency boom where thanks to the success of Bitcoin, other versions have erupted and now we have a ton of...
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Google to Cut the Cord On Cryptocurrency-Related Ads

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Ever since human being discovered that they they can make a quick buck by buying and selling cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin, another set of...
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Zimbabwean Cryptocurrency Exchange User Accounts Compromised (Updated)

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Golix, a Zimbabwean cryptocurrency exchange platform that is said to be processing about $1 million per month, has disclosed a breach into their some...
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Investors Lost Over $100 Billion Across Various Cryptocurrencies in 24 Hours

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Things are not looking good for investors in various cryptocurrencies, from the numerous scams that have hit the scape to various heists that have...
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Facebook bans ‘Deceptive’ Ads Related to Cryptocurrency

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Cryptocurrency is all the rage now where we have seen people put in their life savings into buying the likes of BitCoin, Litecoin or...
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Cryptocurrency Startup Prodeum Leaves Investors With Nothing But “Penis”

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Would you like to know where the fruit you're eating came from? Maybe know how it was planted, harvested and transported? Well, Prodeum is a startup...
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Developer Shuts Down Fake Cryptocurrency PonziCoin after Things Go “Crazy Out of Hand”

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People will never cease to amaze and the level of stupidity that human beings express sometimes surpasses any that we have seen before. It...
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The CBK Distances itself from Any Losses Incurred by Virtual Currency Investors

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The last couple of months has seen the rise, and depending on who you ask, a marginal drop of digital currencies. This development is...

BitConnect Cryptocurrency Collapse Leaves Investors in Pool of Tears

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BitConnect described itself as an open source community cryptocurrency whose main aim was to allow people to store and invest their wealth in a non-government controlled...
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Central Bank of Kenya and Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru Differ Over Bitcoin

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Mucheru's stand puts him and CBK governor on opposing ends, both agree that blockchain is important but the issue still remains whether Bitcoin be regulated in Kenya.
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Telegram Messenger Plans To Launch Their Own Native Cryptocurrency

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This move by Telegram has a lot of potential
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How Crypto-Mining Website NiceHash Lost $58 Million in Bitcoins

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On the 6th of December, miners woke up to the news that NiceHash, a company that lets users apply their extra GPUs to mining...

Rogue Developers Blamed for Hidden Cryptocurrency Miner on Websites

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Following the article, I wrote regarding Kenya's Nairobi Wire being caught mining cryptocurrency using the visitor's CPU, the company responded to us via Twitter...
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Chrome Extensions That Block Cryptominers From Taking Over Your Laptop

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Cryptocurrencies have become the rage for the last 7 years and was fueled by the demand of the most famous cryptocurrency of all: Bitcoin....

Kenya’s Entertainment Blog Nairobi Wire Caught Mining Cryptocurrency Using Visitors’ Browsers (UPDATED)

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On 27 September 2017, it came to light that popular Kenyan entertainment blog, Nairobi Wire was using their visitor's computers to mine cryptocurrency via...
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50 Amazing Facts About Bitcoin That Will Blow Your Mind

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Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency, a digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange that uses cryptography to control its creation and management, rather than relying on central authorities. Bitcoin has...

Bitcoin Rises Amidst The Greece Crisis In Europe

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We have all heard about the financial problems facing Greece. These have led to sharp declines and weakening of the Euro currency used in...

Inputs.io Loses 4100 Bitcoins, Risks of a Hot Wallet

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Inputs.io offered a means for users to store their Bitcoins conveniently. The site was run by an Australian, TradeFortress who was recently hit by...

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