Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News Roundup for the Month of May 2020 in Africa

We present to you cryptocurrency and blockchain news round-up in Africa for the Month of May 2020.

Cryptocurrency Exchange Luno adds Litecoin

Luno adds Litecoin

https://www.luno.com/blog/en/post/litecoin-announcement

Fliqpay partners with Conflux Network to launch cryptocurrency payment gateway for remittances and drive decentralized finance(DeFi) in Africa.

Businesses in Africa can now accept payment in cryptocurrencies, including; Bitcoin (BTC), US Dollar (USDT), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) and Ripple’s XRP.

Wayamoney.com a Ghanaian Fintech start-up focused on payments and remittances partners with Stellar( XLM) and Ripple(XRP) for cross border payments

wayamoney.com partners with Ripple and Stellar

Cryptocurrency exchange Luno plans to expand into Ghana and Kenya

 

South African Crypto Exchange, Altcoin Trader Enables Clients Instant EFT Withdrawals From Any Bank Account

South Africa’s Crypto Exchange, AltcoinTrader, Enables Clients Instant EFT Withdrawals From Any Bank Account

Zimbabwe’s cryptocurrency Zimbocash gets listed on Bithumb Exchange

Zimbabwe’s Zimbocash Token Listed on Bithumb Exchange

Dash Partners with AnkerPay

Dash partners with AnkerPay, South African cryptocurrency ATM and PoS provider, to grow ecosystem in Sub Saharan Africa

Buycoins Africa crosses $17M traded in month of May

Buycoins Africa adds USDC

Buycoins Africa introduces Credit Line

Remitano, a peer to peer trading platform, has added a Naira-based wallet allowing its users to instantly buy and sell, as well as deposit and withdraw bitcoin

Remitano adds Naira wallet

Africa becomes region with second highest volume of Bitcoin peer to peer trades in May 2020

African Bitcoin peer to peer(P2P) trades have continued to grow dramatically after toppling Latin America to become the region with the second highest volume in the Month of May 2020.
Below are the trade volumes of the top five regions globally in Bitcoin peer to peer trades in the month of May 2020:

  • North America – $108,300,000
  • Africa – $54,800,000
  • Latin America – $48,000,000
  • Asia Pacific – $40,000,000
  • Eastern Europe – $37,400,000

 

Africa tops Google trend search for Bitcoin in the Month of May

Africa tops Google trend search for bitcoin in May

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