Sierra Leone Group Diverts Bitcoin Campaign to Fight Ebola
A bitcoin advocacy group in Sierra Leone is switching its focus to a more urgent problem: the Ebola virus.
Recent media coverage overstated a blockchain startup's involvement in the Sierra Leone election. CoinDesk inadvertently contributed to the problem.
The early returns of the first ever presidential election tracked on a blockchain are in, but some problems not even distributed ledgers can solve.
Two UN entities are working with a tech startup to provide Sierra Leone a blockchain-based credit and identity platform for banking services.
Sierra Leone has allowed blockchain tech in a presidential election for what appears to be the first time, marking a milestone in election technology.
The Sierra Leone Liberty Group has used bitcoin donations to combt Ebola, but says the fight is not over.