Tag: cryptocurrency exchange

What’s the state of crypto regulation in Africa?

Retail-focused cryptocurrency exchange Luno, says the legality of Bitcoin and other crypto-assets varies significantly across Africa as over 60 per cent of African governments are yet to clarify their position. They also describe Africa as one of the most promising regions for the adoption of cryptocurrencies. Luno’s General Manager for Africa, Marius Reitz joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi to discuss the state of crypto regulation on the continent.

Luno acquired by Digital Currency Group in the U.S

Luno, South Africa’s largest cryptocurrency exchange has gone global. The company has been acquired by Digital Currency Group, a US based blockchain investor. Luno began in South Africa in 2013, and now has five million customers in over 40 countries. Marcus Swanepoel, Co-Founder and CEO of Luno joins CNBC Africa for more.
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