Posts Tagged ‘Sierra Leone’

Who Created the Story of Sierra Leone’s Blockchain Election?

In the wake of seemingly positive news for both Sierra Leone and Blockchain, where it was alleged that the technology formed part of an election process, it later emerged that there was some misinformation. In reality, Agora, the company that was at the heart of the miscommunication, was running a demonstration of what Blockchain can do, but it […]

Sierra Leone Becomes First Country With Blockchain-Verified Election Voting

In last week’s presidential election in Sierra Leone, blockchain technology was used to verify voting results. However, the new tech was not used throughout the whole country. Rather, it was confined to the country’s most populous region. The voting process was overseen by Agora, a Swiss-based blockchain startup. Once the voting had taken place, up to […]