South Africa News

South Africa’s First National Bank (FNB) Terminates Services for Crypto Exchanges
South Africa’s First National Bank (FNB) Terminates Services for Crypto Exchanges
19 November 2019, 20:26
First National Bank (FNB) South Africa, has terminated bank accounts that cryptocurrency exchanges hold with them and also revealed it would not provide further services to the emerging industry.
Authorities in Johannesburg Refuses to Pay 4 BTC Ransom to Hackers
Authorities in Johannesburg Refuses to Pay 4 BTC Ransom to Hackers
30 October 2019, 19:22
Authorities in Johannesburg, South Africa, refused to pay 4 bitcoins (appr. $37,000 at press time) to hackers who illegally gained access to municipal systems.
South Africa May Get a National Cryptocurrency
South Africa May Get a National Cryptocurrency
20 May 2019, 09:16
South Africa may soon add its name to the list of countries to pilot the creation of a national cryptocurrency, otherwise known as Central Bank backed digital currency (CBDC)
The State Of Crypto Regulation In Africa
The State Of Crypto Regulation In Africa
22 January 2019, 14:38
All you need to know about how African nations are regulating cryptocurrencies. Learn how Nigeria, Namibia, Kenya, South Africa and Zimbabwe is regulating cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.
South Africa Release Proposed Crypto Regulation
22 January 2019, 14:29
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) released a consultation paper on Wednesday, January 16 detailing proposed regulations for companies offering crypto-related goods and services within its territory.
Cricket South Africa Twitter Promoted BTC Scams
15 January 2019, 20:04
The official Twitter account of South Africa’s national cricket organization (CSA) was compromised and came under the control of scammers for more than five hours.