In what is a first not only for Afrika but the world, the country used a blockchain solution to tally, and provide proof of, the recently held elections in the country. The blockchain solution used was developed by a Switzerland based voting technology company, Agora. During the elections in Sierra Leone, Agora used their proprietary blockchain distributed ledger to keep track of the elections contested by 16 candidates. “Sorry for being silent the last days. The team is engaged in Sierra Leone’s presidential elections, and we are in Freetown with our partners, the European Commission, helping our blockchain node operators (Red…

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