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While the terms of the investment were not disclosed, the move shows there is still some interest in Bitcoin ventures in Kenya.
Joe Mucheru is offloading his Bitpesa stock to avoid conflict with his recent government appointment.
Bitpesa vs Safaricom: 0 – 1
Lipisha is a Kenyan company that uses various platforms to automate mobile payments, allowing businesses to collect, automate and integrate payments from customers and clients using mobile money. One of these platforms was Safaricom’s M-Pesa, at least until November 12th, when access was cut off for BitPesa, for whom Safaricom explicitly asked Lipisha not to […]
If you’re in Africa, here are a few places where you could buy bitcoins and get started in using the Bitcoin currency and trading with it.