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Could cryptocurrency help the 'bottom billion'?

Many of the world's poorest poor don't have access to a bank account and yet depend on being able to transfer money across borders. Could digital currency help, ask researchers at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance.

dateOct 17, 2016 in Internet
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Can Africa's mobile money revolution reduce poverty?

When farmer Isaac Tondo fell on lean times in Liberia's long rainy season, his brother in the capital sent 8,000 Liberian dollars (US$87) to his Lonestar mobile money account, ensuring his children's school fees would still ...

dateSep 28, 2016 in Business
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