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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. (Please also see our articles on Cloud Mining and Mining schemes in South […]

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 […]

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 […]

The 2nd Annual Blockchain and Bitcoin Africa Conference is to be held in Johannesburg South Africa, on 3-4 March 2016 by Bitcoin Events Pty Ltd and organised by Theo Sauls (@theo_sauls) and Sonya Kuhnel who are both members of the local Cape Town bitcoin community. (@BitcoinConf_ZA) Visit this page for a full breakdown of the […]

Ransomware malware is a new kind of virus or software program, that encrypts the data of victim’s computers, rendering it unusable until a ransom is paid to the bad guys. CryptoLocker and CryptoWall are two of the most well known versions, but there are many copycats going around that all essentially do the same thing. […]

This post will show you how to get free SMS alerts of bitcoin wallet transactions within minutes of the transaction taking place. You will get email and also SMS notification on your mobile of any payment sent or received on the wallet address that you want to monitor. The SMS is only possible if you […]

The TREZOR (by SatoshiLabs) is a first-of-its-kind hardware wallet that allows Bitcoin users to safely and conveniently store and spend their bitcoins, without having to worry about malware, keyloggers, or third parties. While there are now other hardware wallets available, the TREZOR is one of the most well known bitcoin hardware wallets. The wallet is a […]

The first inaugural Bitcoin Africa Conference conference was recently held in Cape Town at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront on 16th and 17th of April 2015. (www.bitcoinconference.co.za / @BitcoinConf_ZA) The conference was held by Bitcoin Events Pty Ltd and organised by Theo Sauls (@theo_sauls) and Sonya Kuhnel who are both members of the local Cape […]

The two most established bitcoin exchanges in South Africa have been around since 2013, namely ICE³X (AKA Ice Cubed) and Luno. If you want to buy bitcoin, using an EFT bank transfer to a bitcoin exchange is one of the safest ways to do so. Rand (ZAR) transfers generally show up on the corresponding exchange within […]