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Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading at its highest level in nearly a year. ...
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THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has ordered all financial institutions in the country to immediately stop trading or transacting in cryptocurrencies. RBZ registrar of banking institutions, Norman Mataruka in a circular yesterday, said they were taking these measures to protect the public and safeguard the integrity, safety and soundness of the country’s financial system. ...
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THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is reportedly sending its officials to engage local bitcoin players to try and understand how the cryptocurrency operates. ...
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THE price per bitcoin on the local cryptocurrency exchange breached $30 000 yesterday on the back of a surge in its international price, as it is now being traded as a futures. ...
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ABOUT 100 Victoria Falls residents flocked to a local hotel to learn about bitcoin investment with over 20 already signed up, as interest in the digital currency increases locally. ...
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The newest way to bet on bitcoin, the cyptocurrency that has taken Wall Street by storm with its stratospheric price rise and wild daily gyrations, was set to arrive yesterday when bitcoin futures started trading. ...
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Bitcoin rebounded on Friday to hit the day’s highs above $10 500, recovering from an earlier dip below $9 500, after the United States derivatives regulator said it would allow CME Group and CBOE Global Markets to list bitcoin futures. ...
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THE price of bitcoin has surged past $10 000 growing 90,68% in the 34 day period ending yesterday with no slowdown in the near future on the back of increased demand for the cryptocurrency both locally and internationally. ...
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ZIMBABWE and other countries in Southern Africa are currently carrying out a research to ascertain challenges and risks associated with bitcoins before accepting it as a legal currency, an official has said. ...
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Bitcoin is booming, digital currency hedge funds are sprouting at the rate of two a week and the value of all cryptocurrencies has surged tenfold this year to more than $170 billion. ...
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ZIMBABWE is expected to host a bitcoin seminar on Saturday aimed at promoting and educating the public on the advantages of cryptocurrency in the country. ...
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WITH the current surge in Bitcoin, prices, sellers and holders are struggling to find the perfect break in the market to sell their Bitcoin in order to guarantee the best possible profit. ...
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The world’s largest social media platform is taking on a giant-sized project. ...
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The intense scrutiny that a company like Facebook comes under, coupled with the sense the corporation is more than just business, means that rumour and speculation go hand in hand with almost any statement put out by the ...
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Columnists

“Blockchain’ — or Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) — is a technology whereby a ledger of transactions, or other form or record, is maintained electronically by being distributed across multiple discrete servers. ...
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Opinion & Editorials

Ag shame! On the 6th of July I came across a shockingly screaming newspaper headline ED creates 60 000 jobs, I was in the sprawling border town of Beitbridge. ...
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THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has put into motion studies to investigate blockchain technology as it is a new developing global innovation. ...
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ZIMBABWE’S cryptocurrency exchange, Golix, says it has traded more than $20 million to date and is looking forward to opening exchanges in more African countries as well as expanding the portfolio of services they offered. ...
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HARARE- Zimbabwe’s central bank has stopped local banks from trading or processing payments linked to cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, its governor said on Monday, but stopped short of banning local cryptocurrency trading exchanges. ...
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The government says it has identified two banks which were among several institutions affected by the WannaCry virus global attack from May 12 to 15 that affected a cross section of institutions. ...
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The Petya malware variant that hit businesses around the world may not have been an attempt to make money, suspect security experts. ...
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THE Zimbabwe Information and Communication Technologies (ZICT) has warned that the local financial sector is susceptible to cybercrime, urging the public and private sectors to work together. ...
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The Bitcoin Seminar held in Harare over the weekend was poorly-attended, apparently signalling the locals’ scepticism over the use of the crypto-currency as awareness on its uses remains low. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials

Did you know that you are facing the biggest scam any Zimbabwean has ever endured? Yes, while you sit there, a scam much bigger in scale than the 2000-2008 heist when the government mafia plundered all national reserves, including pillaging private foreign accounts is in the works! ...
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Business Columnists

The Zimbabwean economy is significantly agro-based; it relies on primary and extractive industries so drought and falling commodity prices will conspire to make 2016 a difficult year, considerably increasing the risk of operating in the country. ...
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February 2015 will mark six years since Zimbabwe adopted the multi-currency monetary system, commonly referred to as dollarisation. ...
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