Crypto Self-Regulation Deemed Likely in South Africa (news.bitcoin.com)

A “self-regulatory approach” has been mentioned as a likely solution for the South African crypto sector. A non-government body could adopt rules and implement industry standards. The central bank in Pretoria is expected to formulate the policy framework.
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Classified Ads Site in South Africa Reports Increase in High-Ticket Bitcoin Listings (news.bitcoin.com)

Online classifieds and community website, Gumtree South Africa, has reported a significant increase in the number of listings posted specifically asking to trade items for bitcoin. In particular, the website reports a proliferation in the number of listings for luxury vehicles that are asking for bitcoin as payment.
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Bitcoin Adoption in Africa Hinders EAC Plans for a Unified Currency (news.bitcoin.com)

Due to a declining economy and eroding national currencies, the East African Community (EAC), an intergovernmental central bank organization composed of six countries in eastern Africa have plans to adopt a unified currency. However, the growing popularity of bitcoin and other digital currencies are hindering the East African central bank’s abilities to establish a harmonized EAC currency.
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