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Senegal: tech helps boost access to health to leave poverty behind

By Priya Gajraj, October 18, 2019

Some African nations lead the world’s e-money businesses. And several are finding that leaving notes and coins behind is not only improving efficiency, safety and transparency, but it is also helping many people leave poverty behind.

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In the IMF’s Fight Against Corruption, Digital Payments are a Powerful Weapon

By Ruth Goodwin-Groen, June 5, 2019

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde is to be applauded for her recent leadership in the fight against corruption, and her recognition that there is an increasingly limited role for cash in digital economies.