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Many more countries in Africa are likely to follow Ghana’s example, says Churchill Ogutu, head of research at Genghis Capital in Nairobi, because of the pandemic’s devastating impact on tax revenues, and the need to fund critical social sectors....

The process to digitise the Ghanaian economy has, so far, seen the introduction of a biometric national ID card, digital addresses for houses and streets, universal QR code, mobile money interoperability, which allowed for payment to be made across mobile networks and banks, financial inclusion, the paperless system at the ports, online service for business registration, driver’s licence, passports, and NHIS renewal, among others...