Ghana: One of Africa’s Largest Mobile Markets

A recent report on the Ghanaian Mobile Sector by Africa’s leading e-commerce company Jumia, has revealed that Ghana is one of Africa’s largest mobile markets, with about 34.57 million subscribers and a penetration rate of 119%. The report further revealed that there are 10.11million active internet users in Ghana meaning nearly ⅓ of the country’s population have access to internet.

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Could Sierra Leone have organised the First Blockchain based Election?

Recently, Blockchain has continuously sparked some form of conversation. It has mainly been associated with Bitcoin, however, Blockchain goes beyond Bitcoin. Blockchain is, quite simply, a digital, decentralized ledger that keeps a record of all transactions that take place across a peer-to-peer network. Since blockchain is digital and decentralised, it is assumed to be safer. The decentralised ledger has however not been implemented in an election since in inception.

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South Africa Launches Africa’s First ATM Pharmacy

An “ATM pharmacy” that gives patients with chronic illnesses their repeat medication in under three minutes has been launched Alexandra.

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