Tanzania reportedly makes plans to launch CBDC

The Bank of Tanzania is reportedly planning to introduce a central bank digital currency, or CBDC, for the African nation after neighboring countries announced similar initiatives. According to a Friday Bloomberg report, Bank of Tanzania Governor Florens Luoga said on Nov. 25 that Tanzania was planning to follow Nigeria’s example in rolling out its own […]

Tanzania’s Zanzibar reportedly exploring ways to adopt crypto

Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous territory in the United Republic of Tanzania, is reportedly exploring ways to regulate and adopt cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC). The government of Zanzibar is planning to conduct meetings with stakeholders like banks and ministries to discuss policies related to the cryptocurrency industry. Zanzibar Minister of State Mudrick Soraga announced the plans to […]

Jelurida will launch 30-day blockchain education campaign across East Africa

The African arm of the company behind the Ignis, Nxt and Ardor blockchains will be launching a multi-country tour to provide blockchain education in the public and private sectors. According to information provided to Cointelegraph, Jelurida Africa said it would begin a blockchain expedition starting with Tanzania’s self-governing state of Zanzibar on Oct. 23 before […]

Tanzanian president urges central bank to prepare for crypto

Tanzania appears to be the latest emerging economy poised to embrace Bitcoin and crypto assets. On June 14, Tanzanian president Samia Suluhu Hassan urged the country’s central bank to begin exploring crypto assets. Hassan emphasized the increasing impact of digital assets on global finance, stating: “We have witnessed the emergence of a new journey through […]