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About francois

I am a bitcoin enthusiast based in Cape Town South Africa.

In a follow up to our post with step-by-step instructions on how to buy bitcoin with a credit card using the bitcoin exchange CEX.IO, this post is to show you how you can earn a little extra cash from them using their bitcoin affiliate program. The exchange has recently launched an affiliate program, allowing their […]

We are often asked a lot of questions about the price of bitcoin in South Africa. The price of bitcoin is fluid, and is constantly changing 24 hours a day on bitcoin exchanges around the world. Generally people in South Africa use the USD bitcoin price as the ‘international’ bitcoin price, taking that value from […]

Have you decided to start bitcoin mining in South Africa? Are you wanting to make lots of money mining bitcoin? You might need think carefully about how much money you are willing to risk, as bitcoin mining is a very risky business. After getting countless emails and cries for help from people who have tried […]

Are you looking for a way to buy bitcoin with a credit card? Then look no further! CEX.IO lets you buy bitcoin with a credit or debit card, and your bitcoin will be available immediately. Although UK based, CEX.IO works in the United States, Europe, and some countries in South America and Africa, including us in […]

Use the SpectroCoin pre-paid bitcoin debit card to spend your bitcoins almost anywhere in South Africa! Use it exactly like a normal debit card that your bank will give you, the only difference is that this one you fund with bitcoin…no banks involved. This is a dream come true for people who have bitcoins and […]

The question of how to ‘join bitcoin’ or ‘invest’ in bitcoin in South Africa, is a common one, usually from someone looking for the next way to make fast money, not from someone genuinely interested in bitcoin, the Blockchain, or crypto currencies in general. There happen to be a wide variety of ‘get-rich-quick schemes’ and […]

What exactly is the bitcoin halving? There is a limited supply of bitcoins. There will never be more than 21 million bitcoins ever, and this will never change. Bitcoin is a deflationary store of value with a limited supply, like a digital version of gold, and unlike regular currencies. With normal fiat currency central banks […]

A bitcoin debit card allows users to spend their bitcoins anywhere that VISA or Mastercard are accepted as a method of payment. You can use the debit card to shop online, swipe at a store, and even to withdraw cash at ATMs worldwide. A bitcoin debit card can be used in any country, as long […]

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Need to buy some bitcoin?

Now you can buy bitcoins directly from other bitcoin users on Localbitcoins.com or using your PayPal / credit card on VirWox.com!

Localbitcoins  Buy bitcoin with PayPal

For step by step instructions on how to use VirWox to buy bitcoin, check out this post: http://www.bitcoinzar.co.za/how-to-buy-bitcoin-with-your-paypal-account/