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Central African Republic adds bitcoin as legal currency: AFP

Quick Take The Central African Republic is reportedly adopting bitcoin as legal tender, alongside the CFA franc. President Touadera says the move will put the impoverished country on the map. The President of the Central African Republic (CAR), Faustin Archange Touadera, has signed a law legalizing cryptocurrencies and making bitcoin a legally recognized currency in the country following a unanimous parliamentary vote on the matter, the AFP news agency reported on Wednesday. Obed Namsio, the President’s chief of staff, said …