Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous territory in Tanzania, is reportedly exploring ways to regulate and adopt cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC)

Zimbabwe has been paying attention to the increasing demand for crypto among its people, which it views as a possible avenue for growth. The country has also been receptive to regulating the entire sector.

The main webpage for Nigeria’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) has gone live, earlier than next month’s planned rollout date for the digital naira.

South Africa’s Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has warned the country’s public against dealing with crypto exchange platform Binance.

According to a Sept. 2 report, the SEC has established a dedicated fintech division tasked with studying crypto and blockchain investments and products – knowledge it could then marshal into a future crypto regulatory framework.

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said Monday it will work with Bitt Inc., a blockchain and payments startup, to launch the African nation’s eNaira digital currency later this year.

The project, under development by the BOJ’s CBDC Team, has entered a pilot phase which will see a total of J$230 million in CBDC minted and deposited with deposit-taking institutions and authorised payment service providers before December 2021.

G+D is providing the technology and developing the solution adapted to Ghana’s requirements, which will be tested in a trial phase with banks, payment service providers, merchants, consumers, and other relevant stakeholders.

With Celo’s mobile-first stablecoin platform, CARE aims to achieve a quicker, cheaper and more traceable way of delivering aid. Celo’s cUSD stablecoin will be used for a voucher-based system to disseminate humanitarian aid to Ecuadorian women in need of health services.