Bitx Launched in Kenya

Bitx is a bitcoin exchange service that is owned by a South Africa-based bitcoin software firm, Switchless and is operational in several countries. They claim to be Africa’s first Bitcoin exchange, and is currently available in South Africa – where it launched in May 2013, Namibia, Kenya; Brazil, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Philippines, Poland and Turkey. The service was launched in Kenya this August and is available via the BitX Kenya portal.

All a user needs to do is register and create a profile using an email address, password and also select a location from over 10 countries provided in the dropdown list. They report that they offere selling and buying of BitCoins via M-PESA.

The exchange can be accessed through their website,


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