West African country Ghana plans to issue national digital currency

On November 27th, Ghana, a West African country, plans to issue a national digital currency. Ghana's Governor Ernest Addison announced at the annual banking conference that the central bank will explore digital currency pilot projects and stated that "it is possible to issue electronic currency in the near future Version of the Ghanaian fiat currency Cédi E-Cedi ". He also said that the issuance of the digital currency is intended to further strengthen the business growth of Ghana's electronic payment system. "The digital era offers great potential for the financial sector to enable it to reposition itself to meet new consumer and business-to-financial services Demand. "