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Jack Dorsey Expects Big Things for Bitcoin in Africa

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey continues to generate some peculiar headlines. He is planning to move to Africa, primarily because he expects the region to go through a major Bitcoin boom.  It is not uncommon to see Jack Dorsey tweet about Africa, Jack Dorsey is Still a Bitcoin Hopeful In fact, this has become somewhat of a weekly trend. Most of those messages pertain to Bitcoin Meetups taking place in various …
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Africa Could See the World’s Fastest Blockchain Growth

When we think about Africa, our minds often flood with images of hunger, hardship, disease, natural disasters, and maybe even civil war. We don’t often consider the strength of its people or their ability to lift themselves out of poverty. So while it may not seem like the most natural place to lead the world into the fourth industrial revolution, Africa could actually see the fastest overall rate of blockchain growth. …
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Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Rises by Nearly $300

Cryptocurrency advocates woke up to the good news that bitcoin is trading for around $8,900. Bitcoin is expected to break $9,000 by next week as markets and regulators alike appear to be taking on a more bullish stance. Bitcoin spent nearly 24 hours hovering in limbo. Stuck at the $8,600 mark, traders were unclear about whether the short, sporadic price hikes Fundstrat’s Thomas Lee recently spoke of would occur in …
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Governments Attempt to Limit Bitcoin’s Impact in Africa

Most people feel cryptocurrency can make a big impact in the unbanked parts of the world. Africa is one place that comes to mind almost immediately. So far, the continent has been pretty quiet on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency regulation. That is slowly coming to change, although not necessarily in a good way. Multiple countries are currently trying to limit the impact of Bitcoin, which will only serve to hinder its growth. What Does the Future Hold for Bitcoin …
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