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Bitcoin is poised to blow up Africa's $86 billion banking system

  • Bitcoin’s Lightning Network slashes the cost of transactions to virtually zero and enabling nearly instantaneous cash payments around the planet – making bitcoin a more effective payment rail.
  • This so-called “layer two” technology is built on top of bitcoin’s main chain.
  • Yellow Card — Africa’s largest centralized cryptocurrency exchange run by CEO Chris Maurice — is looking to embed this layer two technology into the platform.