Sats & Gwei | IMF, DCMA & the international CBDC | Zimbabwe backs its Digital Tokens with over 200 Kilograms of Gold |African blockchain businesses raised a total of $474 million in 2022 | And more 💯

Bankless Africa Podcast

20-05-2023 • 34分

Bankless Africa presents Sats & Gwei, a podcast for your weekly crypto news update from all around Africa!

Relevant links

In conjunction with the IMF, the Digital Currency Monetary Authority (DCMA) has Launched an International Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

Opinion piece -

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has backed its Digital Tokens with over 200 Kilograms of Gold

Press Statement -

Reserve bank documents -

Cardano’s Innovative DeFi Platform Rescues Real Lives, Solving Africa’s Housing Crisis

Nigerian Crypto Infrastructure Startup, Yuki, Partners with Nigerian Neobank, Aladdin Digital Bank, to Mainstream Digital Assets in Africa

Algorand GameFi Platform, Zone, Reportedly Hits 10.6 Million player minutes a month After Global Launch

The blockchain-based lender of small businesses in emerging markets, JIA, has raised $4.3 million in seed funding

Link previous JIA interview episode -

The IMF reflects on the first year of the eNaira, states that it still has potential in financial inclusion

Link to IMF paper -

According to the CVVC African blockchain funding report, in 2022, African blockchain businesses raised a total of $474 million, a 429% increase from what was raised in the 2021

Link to the report:

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