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Growth in Cryptocurrency Transactions in South Africa Calls For Stronger Security Measures

Paxful now has over 3 million wallets and processes over 50,000 trades a day globally

Acknowledging National Cybersecurity Awareness Month this October, leading peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin marketplace and digital wallet provider, Paxful (, is shining the spotlight on the escalating need for security awareness amongst users when trading in digital currency. With criminals becoming increasingly technically proficient, the benefits of cryptocurrencies are also being exploited. Virtual…

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Bitcoin Economy Boosting Entrepreneurship in Africa

Many young Africans see bitcoin as an opportunity to develop commercial ventures

Blockchain technology and the role of entrepreneurship in driving Africa’s prosperity in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), were some of the key topics taking centre stage at this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa which was held in Cape Town recently. Paxful (, a leading peer-to-peer global bitcoin marketplace,…

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Women are key to the future of the Crypto-Economy

While looking into expanding its presence in South Africa, Paxful is hoping to nurture as much female talent as possible

Paxful ( planning to expand presence in South Africa. Plans Africa-wide recruitment drive with a focus on women; The global bitcoin marketplace also becomes the first bitcoin peer-to-peer marketplace to launch an app. As South Africa celebrates Women’s Month in August, global peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace, Paxful, supports the important role…

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Africa’s youth see a future for Bitcoin beyond speculation

Paxful is on a mission to increase access to the bitcoin economy for the people of Africa through education

Seeing a significant growth in digital currency transactions on the African continent in recent years, driven largely by users under the age of 35, leading global peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace, Paxful, is on a mission to increase access to the bitcoin economy for the people of Africa through education. AN AFRICAN…

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Paxful Partners With AirTM In A Strategic Move To Expand Into Developing Countries

With a belief in the future of peer-to-peer finances, this partnership promises to enhance the trading experience in emerging markets in Africa

Peer to peer bitcoin marketplace, Paxful (, and Airtm, a blockchain peer to peer exchange and digital wallet, are announcing a new partnership to enhance the trading experience for people in developing countries. Starting on [date], users will be able to fund and withdraw from their Paxful bitcoin accounts using…

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Paxful®: A leading player in West Africa's Bitcoin Marketplace, rolls out Next-Gen Security globally

Paxful is constantly improving to protect honest customers in the marketplace

Nigeria, Ghana among Paxful’s leading markets globally; New hires announced for Paxful’s Global Compliance Team. Paxful (, a peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplace, announced that they have teamed up with Jumio®, a digital identity and address verification company in order to improve Anti-Money Laundering (AML) procedures and implement Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements onto the…

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Unbanked People in Africa to Benefit from the Joint Venture between Paxful and Bitmart Exchange

In a strategic move to enter the growing peer-to-peer revolution, BitMart integrates Paxful onto the exchange

Paxful (, a peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplace, announced on February 21, 2019 at 9am,  an integration onto BitMart, a premier global digital asset trading platform in the cryptocurrency market with over 600,000 users worldwide. This partnership comes at a pivotal time for the crypto community and serves as a step the two entities…

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Kenya leads in Cryptocurrency predictions for 2019 in the East Africa Region

Africa conducted 6.5 million trades in 2018—an average of 17 000 trades a day

As we start 2019, it is an opportune time to reflect on the year that was and forge the way forward. The cryptoeconomy celebrated its 10th  birthday in 2018, reaching a total market capitalization of approximately $138.6 billion (KSh 14.2 trillion). In spite of a fluctuating market, a leading global peer-to-peer Bitcoin…

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Understanding Bitcoin in Kenya during the Festive Season

Paxful, a global peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace, boasts more than 6 million trades in Africa for 2018 and reports that African users are leading on the website’s activity

Bitcoin concept was conceived barely a decade ago, and it remains as one of the most misunderstood yet widely known cryptocurrency. Reluctance to embrace this electronic financial transaction system locally is based on misinformation and controversies whose basis is ignorance about bitcoins. This comfort is not new because the world…

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The Benefits of Bitcoin to a Mwananchi (Local Kenyan)

Paxful’s peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace enables bitcoin sellers and buyers to interact digitally while ensuring that the transaction is completed

Kenya has a fast-growing economy even though the disparity between the rich and the poor is apparent. Cryptocurrency, bitcoin, in particular, can bring financial inclusion to the underbanked and unbanked and give opportunities to grow their wealth. The company Paxful ( has built a platform that enables bitcoin trades between…