28 Sep Are cryptocurrencies the currencies of the future?

Virtual currencies are hailed by their supporters, as a fast and efficient way of managing money, and more South Africans are reportedly jostling to invest in the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. These are currencies that are controlled by their developers and not backed or issued by a central bank. On the Forum@8 Sakina Kamwendo looks at whether there is a clear understanding of how virtual currencies work, and why South Africans are jostling to invest in them with international Bitcoin Speaker and Entrepreneur, Jacques Sassin and chief economist at the Efficient Group, Dawie Roodt
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