Adds Kenya Shillings and the South African Rand as the First African Payment Currencies on the Platform


The App has added the Kenya Shillings (KES) and the South African Rand (ZAR) to its list of payment currencies.

KES and ZAR happen to be the first African currencies to be added onto the platform.

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The addition of these two African countries comes with two key benefits to crypto users in both Kenya and South Africa.

By selecting the above local currencies as payment currencies on the app, you will now be able to:

  • Avoid FX fees from your bank – Purchase cryptocurrency directly with your credit card in your local currency to save money on exchange rates that card issuers would otherwise charge you, and
  • View App balances in your local currency – Save you time and allow you to monitor your account easily and intuitively

So far, you can now buy crypto on using the currencies below:

  • U.S. Dollar (USD)
  • British Pound Sterling (GBP)
  • The Euro (EUR)
  • Singapore Dollar (SGD)
  • Canadian Dollar (CAD)
  • Australian Dollar (AUD)
  • New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
  • Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)
  • Taiwan Dollar (TWD)
  • Norwegian Krone (NOK)
  • Swedish Krona (SEK)
  • Danish Krone (DKK)
  • Swiss Franc (CHF)
  • Polish Zloty (PLN)
  • South African Rand (ZAR)
  • Kenyan Shilling (KES)

Buy crypto with ZAR & KES now and avoid all fees! Don’t forget to take advantage of the 3.5% credit card fee waiver too.

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NB: BitKE Catapult Series: In case you missed our discussion on how to use in Kenya, catch it below.