Africa is fast emerging as a growth opportunity for cryptocurrency innovation. This has to do with some real challenges that affect the continent. One such challenge has been the lack of financial inclusion with as many as 80% of the population remaining outside of the formal banking system.
This writer recently talked to Michael Kimani, who is currently the chair of the African Digital Currency Association (ADCA) based in Nairobi, Kenya. The discussion centered on different aspects of bitcoin, and the edited discussion is shown below
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