For FW de Klerk reconciliation was never about moral intention, but always about political strategy, writes Antjie Krog.
The digital coin hit a five-month high as Wuhan coronavirus fears and the upcoming "halving" also boosted demand.
Akon, whose cryptocurrency is called "Akoin," has said he thinks the system could be the key to growth in Africa.
International law enforcement authorities announced Wednesday that a global investigation into child pornography sold for bitcoin on the underground internet had reaped 337 arrests and the shutdown of the dark web's most notorious pedophile site.
"Bitcoin is harder to manipulate the circulating supply and that's why some people think its a safe haven."
Crossing the $10,000 milestone means the cryptocurrency has recovered to more than half of its all-time high.
Facebook announced on Tuesday that it will be launching its own cryptocurrency, Libra, in 2020 alongside partners including Uber and PayPal.
Facebook is almost ready to unveil its secretive cryptocurrency.
Bitcoin jumped above $7 000 and didn’t look back, as its longest winning streak since 2013 continued to rekindle the global cryptocurrency market.
Bitfinex drained $700 million from Tether's reserves to hide the fact it lost access to $850 million, says a lawsuit by the New York Attorney General.
Quadriga's CEO died with the passwords to $137 million (R1,9 billion) in customers' cryptocurrency holdings. But the money's disappeared.
"When you don't understand how money gets made, it gets made in ways you don't like."
"The way they rolled it out ... it was just so in your face," R3's CEO David Rutter said at a recent conference.
After Trump announced delays on some tariffs until December, there was a 123% increase in people trading bitcoin.
Bitcoin plunged 16% after Sherrod Brown joined Donald Trump, Steven Mnuchin, Jerome Powell, and others in attacking Facebook's planned cryptocurrency.
I belong to a traditional bank, and I don't trust Facebook. So why would I use Libra, the new global currency it's pushing?
Bitcoin climbed past $9,000, to its highest since May 2018, as reports that Facebook is due to unveil a digital currency added to optimism that cryptocurrencies are becoming more widely adopted by mainstream finance
Facebook's planned cryptocurrency "GlobalCoin" is reportedly slated to be rolled out in 2020 after the company hopes test it by the end of 2019.
The social network reportedly plans to launch a digital coin that users can spend on and off its platform.
The biggest digital coin on Monday rose as much as 1.6 % to $4,135.60, the top intraday level since December, according to weekday trading data compiled by Bloomberg.
While top-tier banks are getting more crypto-curious, JPMorgan rolled out a prototype digital coin last month
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