South Africa

Riccardo Spagni (CoinDesk archives)
Monero’s Ricardo ‘Fluffypony’ Spagni to Surrender to US Marshals on July 5
The former privacy coin maintainer faces extradition to South Africa where he faces fraud charges.
Riccardo Spagni (CoinDesk archives)

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CFTC Charges South African Bitcoin Club Mirror Trading International With $1.7B Fraud
MTI’s self-described CEO was recently detained in Brazil on an Interpol warrant, the regulator said.
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Cross-Border CBDC Payments Are 'Viable,' Says Report From Central Banks of Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and South Africa
The four central banks are working on a project that will develop and test shared platforms for international settlements with multiple CBDCs.
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Circle Launches ‘Digital Financial Literacy’ Module for Students at Bowie State and Rhodes Universities
The module will be available to students in Maryland and South Africa in the coming months.
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Cape Town, South Africa
South African Regulator Issues Warning on FTX, Bybit
The Financial Sector Conduct Authority said the crypto exchanges are not authorized to trade in derivatives.
Cape Town, South Africa

Nhimbe Fresh's new solar panels. (Sun Exchange)
How Bitcoin Contributions Funded a $1.4M Solar Installation in Zimbabwe
The long-running Sun Exchange has a pitch for environmentally conscious bitcoiners.
Nhimbe Fresh's new solar panels. (Sun Exchange)

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South African Police Investigate Missing Brothers’ Crypto Platform, Africrypt
South African police are investigating in four provinces and cities including Johannesburg and Durban.
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South Africa’s Financial Regulator Is Planning Crypto Rules to Protect Vulnerable Population: Report
The regulations will be unveiled in early 2022 as a response to two major scams that defrauded investors of significant sums earlier this year.
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Banks Stablecoin Project, Watch for Fed Taper in 2022
Banks Stablecoin Project, Watch for Fed Taper in 2022
Binance Asia Services takes an 18% stake in HG Exchange. Korea’s Shinhan Bank and South Africa’s Standard Bank show off stablecoin project. Fed tapering a potential crypto mar...
Banks Stablecoin Project, Watch for Fed Taper in 2022

South Africa may be getting its first bitcoin ETF.
South African Pension Funds to Be Banned From Crypto Investment, Draft Rules Indicate
“A fund may not invest in crypto-assets directly or indirectly,” according to proposed rule changes in the Government Gazette published Friday.
South Africa may be getting its first bitcoin ETF.