iCivil promises much needed birth registration in Africa

Despite continued efforts by governments and international organizations, approximately 230 million children under five have not had their births registered throughout the world, and more than 100 developing countries do not have well-functioning systems in place to register key life events, such as births and deaths. In light of this, an African company has developed an integrated mobile technology solution designed to facilitate universal birth registration in developing countries. The firm, entitled ‘iCivil’, aims to address the problem of birth