You will be able to buy bitcoin with your MTN or Airtel mobile money accounts.  

Please follow the steps below to complete the purchase during business hours (6AM to 4PM GMT). 

  • Log into your BitPesa account on and click on New Transaction.
  • Choose GHS in the I have field and BTC in the I want field.
  • Select recipient as either yourself, someone else or a recent contact you’ve used before.
  • Enter recipient name if not yourself.
  • Enter bitcoin address of recipient and continue.
  • Enter your mobile money number and click continue.
  • Make the payment as prompted on your mobile phone. 
  • You will receive a text message to authorise the payment on your mobile phone to complete the purchase. If you don’t have enough money in your MTN account, you will not receive the text. 
  • Authorise the mobile payment on the phone.
  • You will receive a confirmation via text message that the payment has been completed. Your bitcoin will be sent to your wallet within the hour.  
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