High inflation rates are driving users to adopt and use bitcoins
LocalBitcoins saw over 125% increase in trading volume in Q1, 2021 alone
The majority of Zimbabweans are using bitcoin for investment and trading amidst the tough economic situation in the country
Zimbabwe has the most number of hodlers, or people who hold bitcoin for the long-term
While the above stats are in no way exhaustive of crypto adoption across the African continent, they do however point to an exponentially fast growing interest in digital assets largely due to economic challenges exacerbated by the global COVID-19 pandemic.