11 Oct '13, 7pm

LocalBitcoin’s Motorcycle Trek Through Africa #bitcoin

LocalBitcoin’s Motorcycle Trek Through Africa #bitcoin

If you were to take a look at the total downloads of the bitcoin-qt client you’d see a small snapshot of which countries are taking interest in Bitcoin. If you are in Africa, the first country you’ll see is Egypt way down at position 62. Why is the first African country so far down the list? What barrier is preventing Bitcoin adoption in one of the largest and most beautiful continents in the world? Someone has decided to find out. Localbitcoin has partnered with Borja and his friend Elvis, who are both avid adventurers, as they ride their motorcycle through every country in Africa and set up a Bitcoin exchange in under represented African countries. “We are two friends who love motorbikes.”, said Borja just before taking a ferry to Tangier, Morocco. “I’m 30 years old, attended a university in Madrid, and worked between Madrid and Barcelona. [I] first [worked] in the treas...

Full article: http://bitcoinmagazine.com/7444/localbitcoins-motorcycle-...

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