Nigerian Minister Pushes For Fairer Cryptocurrency Regulation

The Nigerian central bank remains hostile to anything crypto besides a CBDC. Still, one high-level minister is defending the industry. Clem Agba, minister of state for budget and national planning, is calling for more precise and more welcoming regulation of the space. Like the United States, Nigeria struggles to classify crypto assets using existing financial terms correctly. Fighting For Crypto In Nigeria Minister Agba spoke about regulating the industry at a conference this Thursday, as reported by Bloomberg. He said…

Jack Dorsey Promotes Bitcoin Donations for Nigerian Protests

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has endorsed the protests taking place in Nigeria against police brutality. In a tweet on October 14, Jack urged his followers to donate Bitcoin to the #endSarse campaign. He also shared a link to a special fund run by a group of Nigerian feminists fighting against police injustice in the nation. The protest began two weeks ago when thousands of youths took to the streets to protest against police brutality. This protest was focused on a special…

Why Africa Is Becoming the Next Blockchain Technology Hub

Africa is the second-largest and second most populated continent globally but isn't at the forefront of traditional ventures. However, in the wake of blockchain technology and the cryptocurrency market, it is due to a significant change. Ghana, South Africa, Uganda, Kenya, and Nigeria are among the top ten countries with the highest Google search for 'Cryptocurrency.' Furthermore, African countries are laying the necessary foundations for the cryptocurrency industry to thrive.  Bitcoin advocate and Twitter founder Jack Dorsey noted in 2019…