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Bitcoin surges past $10,000 in Zimbabwe - CNN
What is fueling Zimbabwe's record-breaking Bitcoin binge?
By Kieron Monks, CNN
Updated 1150 GMT (1950 HKT) October 31, 2017
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Zimbabweans queue to withdraw cash outside a bank in Harare. A severe currency shortage has led to growing interest in digital alternatives.
Bitcoin reaches record...
How Bitcoin is making waves in the luxury market - CNN Style
How Bitcoin is making waves in the luxury market
Written by Clive Martin, CNN
When Bitcoin and a subsequent raft of cryptocurrencies first landed in the early part of the decade, many people -- including noted economists and finance experts -- dismissed them as a fad. These new forms of digital money were viewed as little more than capitalist Tamagotchis, currencies with no value to anyone except...
Will Bitcoin find a home in Africa? - CNN
What is Bitcoin? 01:29
"We request your ID, your address, your date of birth (at registration). We check them against the same databases the banks use," she adds, highlighting the site's emphasis on security.
BitPesa takes care of the Bitcoin trading at the back-end, and for the user the experience is much like sending money by any other independent money transfer service.
Inside the world of a Kenyan cryptocurrency miner - CNN
Eugene Mutai in his front room with his self-built cryptocurrency mining machine. Mutai is part of a growing tech scene on the continent.
Meet the innovators and inventions driving Africa's tech revolution.
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Photos: African innovations that could change the world
3D printing - 3D printing is gaining traction in Africa. In 2013, WoeLabs tech hub in Togo made the first "Made in...