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The Fed Should ‘Get Serious’ About Crypto, Says Former FDIC Chair

Former chair of the FDIC, Sheila Bair, writes on the viability of CBDCs and their need for further investigation.

South Africa’s Central Bank Claims Success in Blockchain Payment Trial

South Africa Reserve Bank indicates that tests of a blockchain-based system for interbank clearance and settlement produced astonishing results.

Bitcoin Adoption in Africa Hinders EAC Plans for a Unified Currency

Due to a declining economy and eroding national currencies, the East African Community (EAC), an intergovernmental central bank organization composed of six countries in eastern Africa have plans to adopt a unified currency. However, the growing popularity of bitcoin and other digital currencies are hindering the East African central bank’s abilities to establish a harmonized […]