As it turns out, the Central African Republic did not adopt bitcoin as legal tender. Yesterday, a Forbes Monaco article took the bitcoin world by storm. It said an African country had followed El Salvador’s footsteps and adopted BTC as a currency within its borders. The weird thing was, no other major outlets picked up […]
After adopting bitcoin as legal tender, the Central African Republic now wants to create a cryptocurrency economic zone – Sango.
Central African Republic (CAR) president Faustin-Archange Touadera announced recently that cryptocurrencies are an alternative to cash. Bitcoiners, however, insist the top cryptocurrency is the only solution to the CAR’s money problems. Formal Economy Not an Option Central African Republic president Faustin-Archange Touadera has said cryptocurrencies are an alternative to fiat cash. Touadera also claimed that “the formal economy is no longer an option” for the CAR. According to a Zawya report, Touadera’s latest pro-crypto remarks were made just as his country....
After meeting the leaders of Ivory Coast and Senegal in July, the CEO of the cryptocurrency Binance, Changpeng Zhao, revealed in a tweet that he had recently met the President of the Central African Republic (CAR). Some of the topics discussed by the two were focused on “education, investments and crypto adoption in the Central African Republic.”
‘An Incredibly Important Step’ for the CAR
As part of his latest effort to drive adoption in Africa, Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of the global cryptocurrency exchange Binance recently met the Central African....
A group of Bitcoiners traveled to the Central African Republic to meet with the country’s president and discuss pathways for bitcoin adoption.