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Official logo of AmbaCoin
Initial release24 December 2018[1]
Development statusIn use
Exchange rateUS$0.25

AmbaCoin is the official cryptocurrency of Ambazonia.[1][2][3][4] One AmbaCoin is worth 25 cents (USD), or about 140 CFA francs. It is said to be backed by the "rich natural resources" of the breakaway region.[1] The AmbaCoin was launched on in 2018 and the ICO was from December 2018 to 2019.[5] The Ambazonian Government claims that all profits go towards their independence struggle and humanitarian aid.[6][7]


  1. ^ a b c Atabong, Amindeh Blaise. "Cameroon's Anglophone separatists have created their own cryptocurrency". Quartz Africa.
  2. ^ "Ambacoin, la cryptomonnaie pour les séparatistes camerounais". 14 December 2018 – via Le Monde.
  3. ^ "Cameroun anglophone: l'AmbaCoin disponible à l'achat - RFI". RFI Afrique.
  4. ^ Jackson, Tom (7 January 2019). "December in Africa: Ghanian healthcare drones and Cameroonian separatist cryptocurrency". The Next Web.
  5. ^ "AmbaCoin a revolutionary cryptocurrency to assist the Ambazonian quest". Ambazonian Crypto Currency | AmbaCoin. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
  6. ^ "Cameroon rebels issue virtual currency to fund independence". Retrieved 13 January 2020.
  7. ^ Finnan, Daniel (1 January 2019). "Cameroon separatists sell cryptocurrency as replacement for CFA franc". RFI. Retrieved 13 January 2020.