Tag Archives: Africa

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

Two people have been arrested by police in Mpumalanga, South Africa in connection with the kidnapping of a 13-year-old boy in Witbank whose family was then told to pay the equivalent of $120,000 in bitcoin (approximately 32.89 BTC at press time). Continue reading South Africa: Two Arrested for Kidnapping Boy, Demanding Bitcoin Ransom

Bitcoin Trader Drugged, Beaten, & Tortured in South Africa

A Bitcoin trader from Lanseria in South Africa narrowly escaped death after being drugged, beaten, and tortured by suspected kidnappers. Narrating his near-death experience in a report in local news outlet Soweto Urban, the man, who is known only as Andrew, was invited for a presentation on cryptocurrency through a new contact on Facebook. The presentation was held at Natui Street in Meadowlands Zone Five. Continue reading Bitcoin Trader Drugged, Beaten, & Tortured in South Africa

Africa has quite a lot growth potential for the cryptocurrency markets

Cryptocurrency trading has been a big topic and widely accessible across the Western hemisphere and Asia for a few years now, but when looking at market access and possible new interest potential
Africa has quite a lot growth potential for the cryptocurrency markets. Continue reading Africa has quite a lot growth potential for the cryptocurrency markets