Cash transfers in Africa: Bitcoin for the poor | The Economist

THE affluent Midrand area of Johannesburg is about to make history. By the end of June a local company, ZABitcoinATM, hopes to install Africa’s first Bitcoin ATM. The machine will allow clients to insert local cash and change it into the crypto-currency minted on the internet, to be used at nearby businesses which have joined the scheme.

via Cash transfers in Africa: Bitcoin for the poor | The Economist.

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