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Ubuntu Coin: A gold-backed crypto currency for Africa

African entrepreneur Mamadou Kwidjim Toure is launching a gold-backed cryptocurrency that he hopes will help even out the constantly fluctuating values of local African currencies and connect more Africans to global markets.

Gold fever cooling down

Whilst gold’s decade-long bull run appears to have come to an end, African production proceeds surely and steadily.…

Gold tumbles but platinum steadies

Gold, which had risen some 400% between 2000 and 2011 alone, saw its biggest drop in 30 years in mid April but platinum, after a period out in the cold, is rallying.…