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AFRO Foundation launches pan-African cryptocurrency

AFRO Foundation has launched the AFRO token, the first pan-African cryptocurrency dedicated to growth and development in Africa The advances of blockchain technology contributed a great deal to the development of cryptocurrencies. (Image source: QuoteInspector.com/Flickr) The foundation, which is a non-governmental organisation based in Geneva, Switzerland, stated that the cryptocurrency …

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Zurcoin Co-Founder Alleges Most Exchanges Manipulating Cryptocurrency Market

  Zurcoin co-founder Daniel Mark Harrison has alleged that the majority of crypto exchanges are actively engaged in manipulating digital asset markets, which threatens the long term stability of the market and also fundamentally contradicts cryptocurrency’s principle of decentralisation. In a post published on his Medium page, Harrison stated that …

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Cryptocurrency prices bounce back after massive drop

After one of the worst stretches of losses for cryptocurrencies on record, enthusiasts are taking comfort in a recovery in prices of digital assets including Bitcoin, Ether, EOS and Litecoin. “It seems as though there’s a broad crypto bounce with all main coins up,” David Thomas, director and co-founder at …

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Students in the UK are trying to get around sanctions by using cryptocurrency

Iranian students, taking courses in the UK, are struggling to find the funds to pay their tuition as Donald Trump’s sanctions begin to bite. American President Donald Trump has recently re-imposed sanctions on the nation of Iran, and it’s having a knock-on effect for Iranian students studying elsewhere in the …

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Cryptocurrency Regulations: Hong Kong Considers Stricter Laws for the Industry

The Hong Kong regulatory body is planning to tighten its regulatory grip on the cryptocurrency sector to combat money laundering and fraudulent activities. Money Laundering Fears Prompt Stricter Cryptocurrency Regulations The Hong Kong regulatory body, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) plans to introduce stricter regulatory policies for virtual currency exchanges and startups, according to …

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Cryptocurrency market News – Cryptocurrency market cap bounces back from $100 billion

Just 48 hours back, the cryptocurrency markets were at risk a of breaking $ 100 billion in market cap. The fall has been pretty steep from $ 830 billion in market cap to $ 100 billion in market cap. However, it seems like it has bounced back from the levels …

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Cryptocurrency Adoption Increasing As Real-world Transactions Continue to Grow Rapidly Says Weiss Analyst

With only a couple of weeks to go before the year ends, it is probably safe to say by now that 2018 has not been a good year for the cryptocurrency market. The total market valuation, which peaked at more than $800 billion in January this year, is now down …

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Cryptocurrency Weekly Update

Weekly CommentWith the festive break rapidly approaching, those looking for any crumb of comfort from the crypto market or indeed broader macroeconomic news should probably just surrender to over eating, family arguments and endless re-runs early. Along with the ongoing Brexit saga and Donald J. Trump show, crypto markets continue …

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The 10 Biggest Cryptocurrency News Stories Of 2018

Bubble Burst The cryptocurrency industry experienced a rude awakening in 2018 as a precipitous decline in the value of Bitcoin and similar currencies resulted in layoffs, bankruptcy filings, and facility closures across the industry. The erosion in the currency’s value had a pronounced impact on cryptocurrency mining, …

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