Quick Guide to buying Crypto Currencies for South Africans. Ultimately, this will change all of society!
For LOCAL Crypto Transactions, open an account with ICE3X. Bank transfers to Standard Bank and FNB only - takes up to two working days to clear. Currencies include Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin.
Another South African trading platform for Bitcoin and Etherum is LUNO
FOREIGN Transactions which accepts credit cards, open an account with CEX.IO accepts Visa/MasterCard, and their transaction fees are kept minimally low.
Bittrex.com has good reviews, and has 208 crypto currencies available to trade and buy. Main currency is Bitcoin and it has its own wallet.
ShapeShift is an exchange platform only - from any currency to any currency. Not a wallet.
Wallets with good security (2 factor, etc):
eToro - general trading site where communities can copy each other's trades. Crypto currencies only available in CFD Futures.