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History repeats for bitcoin

Luno's Africa GM Marius Reitz explains that the recent drop in bitcoin is a familiar pattern and nothing to panic about. He also dispels some of the most common myths about the world's largest crypto.

The legalities of crypto arbitrage

Wiehann Olivier, crypto specialist and audit partner with Mazars, explains what are the legalities of crypto arbitrage and how to tell if your crypto is safe in the exchange where you bought it.

The rand as we know it will eventually disappear

History teaches us that the same will happen to the US dollar and Sterling. The question is what will replace these? There's a good case to be made for private monies like bitcoin as a replacement for failing fiat currencies, argues economist Dawie Roodt.

Get over the idea that Africa is poor

Sonya Kuhnel of Blockchain Africa discusses how crypto project Cardano is launching a system of digital IDs that will unlock huge wealth across the African continent, and whether non-fungible tokens (or NFTs) are the digital equivalent of pet rocks, or whether they will become a real force in the emerging digital economy.

Why Nigerians are paying a 50% premium for bitcoin

Bitcoin in Nigeria traded last week at a 50% premium to the price available in most other countries, after the Central Bank of Nigeria instructed banks to shut down accounts associated with crypto trading. Marius Reitz, Africa's GM for crypto exchange Luno, explains what impact this has had on Africa's fastest-growing crypto market and how Nigerians are finding ways around this.

Inundated with dodgy crypto schemes, the FSCA takes action

Brandon Topham, head of enforcement at the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA), explains that the authority is inundated with Mirror Trading International-lookalike scams. It's not just the FSCA pushing for regulation. Crypto exchanges, eager to burnish the sector's credibility, want this too.

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