Johannesburg Shuts Down Computers City-Wide After Bitcoin Ransomware Attack

Hackers have breached the computer network of South Africa’s commercial capital Johannesburg…

Johannesburg Power Company Crippled by Devastating Ransomware

South Africa’s state-owned power company, Eskom Holdings, has become the latest victim…

South Africa Establishes a Consultation Paper to Regulate and De-Anonymize Bitcoin Transactions

By CCN.com: The South African Reserve Bank has released a consultation paper…

South Africa: Two Arrested for Kidnapping Boy, Demanding Bitcoin Ransom

By CCN.com: Two people have been arrested by police in Mpumalanga, South…

South African National Cricket Team Falls for Bitcoin Twitter Scam

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has been rocked by a Twitter scam, unwittingly…

Crypto to Get Regulatory Certainty in South Africa in Payment System Review

Authorities in South Africa are seeking comments on proposed policy changes that…

Bitcoin Trader Drugged, Beaten, & Tortured in South Africa

A Bitcoin trader from Lanseria in South Africa narrowly escaped death after…

South Africa, Malaysia, Indonesia Outpace Europe in Crypto Awareness and Ownership: Survey

A survey commissioned by crypto firm Luno has found that the level…

Blockchain Could Help Africa’s Commodity Market, Claims Chinese Billionaire

Chinese billionaire and co-CEO of technology company Ideanomics Bruno Wu believes the…

Kidnapped South African Tycoon Released for 50 Bitcoins Ransom: Report

A South African businessman whose captors had allegedly demanded bitcoins as ransom…

South Africa’s Central Bank Wins Award for its Ethereum Payments Blockchain

Central Banking, a global central banking forum, has bestowed its FinTech &…

South Africa’s Tax Agency Targets Tax-Evading Cryptocurrency Traders

South Africa’s tax agency is looking into methods for identifying tax-dodging cryptocurrency…

South Africa’s Secluded Whites-Only Orania Community is Testing a Digital Currency

Exclusively populated by Afrikaners, the town of Orania located in the remote…

38% of South Africans Wish They Had Invested in Cryptocurrencies: Survey

Pan-African financial services giant Old Mutual has released the 2018 Savings and…

Breaking New Ground: South Africa Gets Its First Bitcoin Atm

South Africa, whose citizens are increasingly interested in investing and trading in…

Why Africa Is Fertile Ground for Bitcoin Adoption

Despite fears and skepticism over usage of virtual currencies for crime, tax…

‘Real-World’ Ethereum-Based Blockchain Payments Trial a Success: South Africa’s Central Bank

South Africa’s central bank has revealed remarkable results of Project Khokha, its…

South African Authorities Investigate $80 Million Crypto Investment Scam

South African authorities are investigating a company called Bitcaw Trading Company for…