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Facebook’s Libra currency under fire

​Facebook's planned virtual unit Libra faces scepticism among the wider cryptocurrency community

​Safcoin opens second contact centre, in East London

Safcoin is providing the public with the basic tools and knowledge they need to participate in the digital world

IMF backs state-issued digital currency

Cryptocurrencies are imploding but Lagarde says central banks should join the fintech revolution

Rise, fall and suspense: Bitcoin’s wild first decade

Here is a look back at some of the trials and tribulations of the world's most popular virtual currency

Hackers steal $30m from top Seoul bitcoin exchange

This is the second major attack on South Korean virtual currency exchanges in just 10 days

Bitcoin ‘whales’ pulling cryptocurrency

The cryptocurrency is widely seen as a freewheeling tool as open as the internet itself. But it isn't

Beware of bitcoin exchanges

There have been several major hacks so it’s best to check what security systems they have in place

Madiba’s Midas touch goes for $10-million in bitcoin

​A South African businessperson living in Canada has managed to sell his collection of four gold castings of Nelson Mandela’s hands

Ramaphosa floats the idea of an ‘African bitcoin’

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he fully supports calls for a single African currency— and that maybe it should be digital

Taxman is eyeing your bitcoins

The budget made it clear that financial authorities want the situation remedied

New kids boom on the blockchain

Funds are eager to flood into new tech ventures, but the stakes are very high

Why it would be in everybody’s interests to regulate cryptocurrencies

While governments need to develop coherent frameworks to regulate cryptocurrency, permanent solutions will be found through international co-operation

Tulip mania: The classic story of a Dutch financial bubble is mostly wrong

The Bitcoin crash was dubbed a "tulip mania 2.0" but there is one problem with the story of the Dutch financial craze — much of the story is untrue

Nigerian cryptocurrency craze unfazed by bitcoin plunge

West Africa's biggest economy has the world's third-largest bitcoin holdings as a percentage of its GDP because the units make business easier.

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