This is a press release by the Blockchain Industry Coordinating Committee of Nigeria (BICCoN), the intercommunity working group in Nigeria’s emerging blockchain industry, in response to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) circular on cryptocurrencies in Nigeria’s financial system.
Cross-border payment is one major pain point for people especially when it comes to sending money from one African country to the other or sending or receiving money in Africa. Pizza takes a trip to Ghana to meet Sesacash CEO & Co-Founder, Blaise Bayuo, an entrepreneur pushing the boundaries of cross-border payments in Africa by leveraging on blockchain.
Team Lead of Dash Nigeria and Co-Founder of Cheetah Africa, Nathaniel Luz, shares his thoughts about digital currencies, the ability of decentralized cryptocurrencies such as Dash to empower the unbanked, and the global finance “bubble” he believes that Covid-19 pandemic has busted.
Binance development manager in Nigeria, Emmanuel Babalola talks about how cryptocurrencies are affecting the unbanked in Africa and how they are changing the way remittances are made into the continent. He also gives an insight into Binance’s recent acquisition of Coinmarketcap.com in this exclusive Q&A.