Starting in February, Coinbase users in 20 African countries can buy USDC directly from the Coinbase Wallet App.
Overall, Sub-Saharan Africa received $117.1 billion in crypto value between July 2022 and June 2023, according to data from blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis.
Figures show 50% of countries with available data experienced an increase in consumer prices in March.
While some countries recorded improved inflation figures, the cost of living across the continent remains prohibitively high.
Further contractions in consumer prices suggest that central banks’ tactics to curb inflation are productive.
Zimbabwe’s inflation has slowed for the second consecutive month as East African countries report double-digit rates.
At least 16 countries on the continent reported inflation rates higher than 10% in Sept. Zimbabwe's inflation rate slowed from 285% in Aug. to 280.4% in S