This blog is part of a series documenting our program’s journey to accelerate the development of inclusive payments systems for universal access to financial services in Africa. #IAmAfricaNenda
The Rise and Stall of CBDCs and Cryptocurrencies in Africa: What's Next?
Coming out of last year’s SIIPS, there seemed to be demonstrative progress across Africa toward central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). eNaira was reaching tens of thousands of transactions, and the e-Cedi was on its way to a full launch. However, 2023 has created new headwinds for CBDCs and their cousins, crypto-currency.Read more
Building a Better Digital Future: An Introduction to Digital Public GoodsThe term Open-Source Software (OSS) can be traced back to the 1990s when the founders wanted to advocate for free and open software without being misconstrued to be free. Twenty years later OSS is the backbone for most of the new enterprise technologies. So, what is the buzz about?