March in Africa: All the tech news you shouldn’t miss from the past month


A stellar month for tech in Africa indeed, with developments in the Bitcoin, mobile money, e-commerce and taxi app industries, as well as a host of new accelerator programmes and funding rounds. Bitcoin could find a home in Africa Think of Bitcoin, and you probably think of price fluctuations, Silk Road, and stolen hoards. But the cryptocurrency could yet find a home in Africa, where the high cost of remittances could make it the ideal solution. With over 30 million Africans in the diaspora sending home almost US$40 billion in 2014, an average of US$1,200 per migrant, the remittance market…

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