After suspension, Worldcoin says it will temporarily pause Kenya services

Quick Take

  • The Worldcoin Foundation said in a statement that services have been paused, “out of an abundance of caution and in an effort to mitigate crowd volume.”
  • Kenya’s Ministry of the Interior said in a statement yesterday that Worldcoin’s activities in the country have been suspended until it can assess risks posed by the project.

Worldcoin, the identity-focused crypto project co-created by Sam Altman, confirmed that it has temporarily paused services in Kenya after it was yesterday hit with a suspension notice.

Kenya had been a key market for the project, which uses or