Crypto in Africa
Crypto in Africa

Crypto in Africa

Crypto in Africa explores the burgeoning journey and future of cryptocurrency across Africa.


Influencer Marketing and the rise of the ‘Hyperfan’

23 Feb 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Scopeman

In November of 2018 an influencer was sued by Snap Chat’s PR firm for not influencing hard enough for them. Apparently, an agreement was signed – and a total fee of $60k agreed – with the influencer to share 3 Instagram stories and one post of him ro...

Crypto journey for Nigerians darkens even further as Luno disables Naira deposits and withdrawals

11 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Scopeman

More gloom than hope has followed the earlier circular released by Nigeria's apex bank and financial regulator clamping down on cryptocurrency activities within the country. Since the circular was issued, several cryptocurrency exchanges and platform...

Could Cryptocurrency be the next frontier for Africa

7 Feb 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Scopeman

Despite recent news from Nigeria clamping down on cryptocurrency exchanges, there is much to suggest Africa could be the next frontier for cryptocurrency. Although not without some resistance, various reports and studies have shown and continue to em...

Nigeria's clampdown on Crypto Exchanges leaves a bad taste

6 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Scopeman

In May 2020 Google Trends Data showed Nigeria ranked 8th on the topic of cryptocurrency. This was reflective of the growing interest and usage of cryptocurrency in the country and across the continent. The popularity of crypto in Africa has largely g...