ID4Africa

Biometric Update is proud to have been the official journalist for the last three annual meetings of the ID4Africa Movement. ID4Africa 2019 will be in Johannesburg, South Africa June 18 – 20, 2019. The theme of the conference will be “Identity Ecosystems for Service Delivery”. Learn more about the ID4Africa movement.

 

Coalition supporting September 16 as International Identity Day reaches 40 groups

The push for September 16 to be recognized as International Identity Day is continuing to gain momentum with 40 stakeholder…

 

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…

 

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…

 

European Association for Biometrics and Secure Identity Alliance join International Identity Day campaign

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) and the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) have joined the campaign initiated by ID4Africa and…

 

ID4Africa 2019

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

 

Potential breakthrough in infant biometrics heads for trial in Kenya after ID4Africa appeal

Infants born to mothers with HIV have between a 15 and 45 percent chance of contracting the virus if they…

 

ID4Africa survey shows identity authorities want physical credentials for biometric systems

Every year ID4Africa conducts an extensive survey of professionals at African identity authorities about topics such as their priorities and…

 

Vendor lock-in hindering African identity projects

Every year ID4Africa conducts an extensive survey of professionals at African identity authorities about topics such as their priorities and…

 

Heightened privacy concerns arrive in Africa

Every year ID4Africa conducts an extensive survey of professionals at African identity authorities about topics such as their priorities and…

 

Tanzania leverages increased knowledge and skill to move toward universal biometric identity

Tanzania hosted the inaugural meeting of the ID4Africa movement in 2015. Much has changed since then in the identity ecosystem…

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