Ghana

Bawumia Celebrates Winners Of E-Cedi Hackathon

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Thursday night joined officials of the Bank of Ghana to celebrate the winners of the first e-Cedi Hackathon, in Accra.


The competition was designed to bring together the brightest minds in technology and finance to explore the endless possibilities of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).
Ghana is one of the three countries in Africa currently piloting a CBDC.


Dr. Bawumia speaking at the event was particularly excited at the prospects of harnessing the power of technology to address our developmental problems and leveraging the technological infrastructure put in place in the last few years.