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Bitcoin is going through a hype cycle

One of the main barriers so far for cryptocurrencies has been the difficulty of finding a trustworthy exchange and wallet provider. Another is finding comprehensive, accurate information about Bitcoin that anyone can understand without needing to know the finer details of the technology.

The reasons behind Bitcoin's recent rally

Over the past month, the Bitcoin price went up by 42%. Here are some of the reasons behind the recent Bitcoin rally.

Libra is a major innovation for finance

There is a very real need for a better financial system in developing economies. Cryptocurrencies (and in particular coins pegged to real-world currencies or assets like Facebook's Libra) would play a key role in impacting this.

Year of cryptocurrencies fluctuation

The world of crypto in 2018 was characterised by massive price fluctuations, regulatory changes and social media monitoring.

Luno names Johannesburg as its headquarters for Afrika

Luno announces new Afrika headquarters in Johannesburg.

South African founded cryptocurrencies exchange reaches significant milestone

Luno, a FinTech startup and cryptocurrencies exchange founded in South Africa with a global footprint, has announced that it has reached the milestone of having 2 million customers. This is more impressive when you consider that in a iAfrikan interview with Luno's Timothy Stranex in May 2018, the startup only

Luno's Timothy Stranex on building a cryptocurrencies exchange

Cryptocurrencies, and especially Bitcoin, have gotten a lot of bad publicity and reputation over the years. This has come as a result of them being used by some for nefarious reasons and in other cases, because their price volatility has seen many lose their money "investing" in them.