Senegal Prepares to Launch New Digital Currency

  Under-banked Senegal, home to 15,830,490 people, is about to become the second country to introduce a national digital currency, called the electronic Central African Franc (eCFA), which will have the same legal tender status as the CFA, Senegal’s traditional government-backed currency. In Tunisia, the first country to adopt a national digital currency, citizens discovered…

iMonitor: The Future in HIV/AIDS Technology in Africa

  iMonitor is a smartphone app produced in collaboration with UNAIDS. It creates a unified dashboard for HIV/AIDS patients to locate nearby counseling and medication services, receive refills, and report inappropriate stigma from health care providers. iMonitor was first introduced in Jakarta, Bangkok, the Philippines, and India. It has provided real-time updates to government and…