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Turkey’s Unexpected Rise to the Top of Global Crypto Adopters

Analysis When thinking of countries that are ahead of the curve in crypto adoption, Turkey might not be the first place that springs to mind. However, Statistica's Global Consumer Survey for 2019 shows that a fifth Turkish residents are acquainted with crypto and have been exposed to it in so..

CEO Of Zimbabwean Crypto Exchange Loses Password to Bitcoin Cold Wallet

News Tawanda Kembo, the founder and CEO of the Zimbabwean cryptocurrency exchange Golix, claims to have lost the password to one of the exchange’s Bitcoin (BTC) cold wallets. On Nov. 1, local news daily iHare reported that the CEO of Zimbabwe’s first cryptocurrency exchange allegedly lost the pass..

How Governments Steal Your Money and Conceal It Through Inflation

Dozens of countries all over the world have used the same trick called redenomination to hide how they have stolen their own citizens’ money through inflation or hyperinflation. The next nation to try this economic sleight of hand is the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Also Read: Global..

Bitcoin Price Rises 1000% in Zimbabwe Following Forex Ban

Zimbabwe’s economy has been in dire straits for many years, forcing citizens to adopt bitcoin and cryptos. Massive hyperinflation brought on by poor government policies has seen many descending into poor living conditions. But like most governments, Zimbabwe is skeptical about cryptocurrency, as it..

‘Zimdollar’ Reboot: Bitcoin Fills Liquidity Gaps as New Zimbabwe Currency Flounders

P2P bitcoin trade is surging in Zimbabwe via mobile exchange platforms like Ecocash, despite recent government efforts to curb the use of competing currencies locally. As of June 24, the reinstated Zimbabwe dollar (formerly RTGS dollar) is now the only recognized currency in the economically embattl..

BTC Peer-to-Peer Trading Rises Amid Ban on USD in Zimbabwe: Report

News Bitcoin (BTC) trading in Zimbabwe has continued to surge after the government banned the use of foreign currencies on June 24, business news agency Quartz Africa reported on July 10. The country is reportedly seeing a rise in peer-to-peer (P2P) crypto trading as there are no local exchanges o..

Bitcoin Use Soars in Zimbabwe After Foreign Currencies Ban

Peer-to-peer Bitcoin exchange of LocalBitcoins has continued to soar after the Zimbabwe government implemented a ban on foreign currency transactions. Zimbabwe: Bitcoin or Bust As reported by Quartz Africa, Peer-to-peer Bitcoin transactions in Zimbabwe recently reached a new high after President Em..