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Africa: The state of cryptocurrency adoption per country. www.theeexchange.africa
  • In a continent where cost so often is cited as a prohibitive factor in providing basic needs, blockchain technology and its many expressions hold so much potential for the future
  • Twenty-five countries in Africa have banned cryptocurrency
  • Morocco most recently moved from an absolute ban on cryptocurrency to revealing they will soon launch a Cryptocurrency regulation bill

The African continent has a lot to gain from blockchain technology. In a continent where cost so often is cited as a prohibitive factor in providing basic needs, blockchain technology and its many expressions hold so much potential for the future.

However, Africa’s stance on the adoption of cryptocurrency doesn’t reflect any of this potential. It is disheartening to note that nearly half of the continent has placed bans on cryptocurrency. Of the remaining half, less than half of them have any sort of regulation or progressive stance on cryptocurrency while the remainder …