Category: Cross Border Payment

Report: Number of African Cryptocurrency Users up by Nearly 2,500%

The number of cryptocurrency users in Africa grew by almost 2,500% between January 2021 and January 2022, while the average number of monthly transactions went up by 1,400%, a new report by Kucoin has said. Widespread Adoption of Cryptocurrencies According to......

Kenyan Central Bank Document Discusses Benefits and Risks Posed by CBDC — Public Asked to Comment

Kenya’s central bank has acknowledged in a recently released document that a central bank digital currency could potentially benefit the country’s financial system. The bank, however, warned that rolling out a CBDC could also pose risks to the same. CBDC’s Impact......

UAE Based Money Transfer Firm Announces Partnership With Ripplenet

Al Fardan Exchange, a money transfer firm, has joined up with Ripplenet in a deal that will see the company use the Ripplenet blockchain when sending funds across national borders. Al Fardan’s Reasons for Joining Ripple A United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based......