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Coronavirus accelerates Nigeria's digital banking push

Civil servant Amos Dam is frustrated after waiting two hours to enter a bank in Nigeria's capital Abuja. He is one of about 20 people sitting on plastic chairs under a canopy to protect them from the sun on a pavement between a busy road and the bank.

How bitcoin met the real world in Africa

Four months ago, Abolaji Odunjo made a fundamental change to his business selling mobile phones in a bustling street market in Lagos: He started paying his suppliers in bitcoin.

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