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UNICEF Associate Director and Global Chief of Child Protection Cornelius Williams joins ID4Africa Board

ID4Africa has officially announced the addition of UNICEF Associate Director and Global Chief of Child Protection Cornelius Williams to its…

 

Kenya progressing toward biometric deployment in all hospitals to curb health insurance fraud

At least 1,370 hospitals in Kenya have deployed biometric kits in a bid to stamp out health insurance fraud as…

 

Integrated Biometrics fingerprint scanners powering remote healthcare services in Kenya

Kenyan healthcare provider Afya Research Africa (ARA) is using fingerprint biometrics to establish identity to provide care to people in…

 

AfriDOKTA adds Smart Applications International biometrics to secure telehealth accounts

Telemedicine and mobile health company AfriDOKTA and biometric health insurance administration automation company Smart Applications International (Smart) have formed a…

 

Yoti blogs about last mile delivery challenges of digital identity in developing regions

Biometrics are generally seen as a good way to avoid fraud and easily verify identity in South East Asia, and…

 

Nigeria identity commission boss urges IT sector to support digital ID for social benefits

Director-General Aliyu Aziz of Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) urged an audience of the country’s private and public-sector IT…

 

ID4Africa annual report highlights major steps forward and continuing challenges

The launch of an Open Source API by the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) could significantly assist in the harmonization of…

 

Nigeria to collect biometrics from security guards to reduce crime

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) is planning to collect biometrics from security guards in the country, followed…

 

ID4Africa 2019

ID4Africa – The 5th Annual Meeting of the ID4Africa Movement June 18 – 20, 2019 Johannesburg, South Africa ID4Africa 2019…

 

Somalia launching foundational biometric identity program

Somalian government officials met recently with officials from the World Bank, USAID, and other development partners to discuss the progress…

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