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Kenyan lawmakers seek probe into flopped Huduma Namba digital ID project

Some Members of Parliament (MPs) in Kenya have called for an inquest into how funds were used in the implementation…

 

Activists urge Kenya not to repeat mistakes of Huduma Namba in new digital ID plan

Nine human and digital rights groups including Access Now and the Kenya Human Rights Commission have called on the government…

 

Kenya Huduma Namba funding almost entirely cut as UPI, digital birth registration begins

The identity landscape in Kenya continues to shift as birth registration goes digital on 1 March and funding for Huduma…

 

Kenyan government seeks to differentiate new national digital ID from Huduma Namba

Digital identity will be provided to all Kenyans by February, 2024 so they can more easily access government services, the…

 

Is Kenya’s ‘big Huduma Namba thing’ being adapted to digital-only ID or dropped for a UPI?

“It is not the work of government to issue IDs; it is the work of government to identify Kenyans,” said…

 

Kenya mulls digital ID scheme changes and new uses for controversial Huduma Namba

The new administration in Kenya is considering plans to revamp the national digital identity project, as the Huduma Namba scheme…

 

Kenya parliament schedules, cancels debate on Huduma Namba digital ID

Lawmakers in Kenya’s National Assembly will not hold a special debate session on whether to endorse proposed major amendments to…

 

Kenya wants to use Huduma Namba digital ID system to tackle tax evasion

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is hoping lawmakers can give their nod on proposed further amendments to the Huduma Namba…

 

Kenya pushes on with Huduma Namba as compulsory digital ID amid controversy

New proposals already in Kenya’s Parliament in the form of a bill seek to introduce multiple changes to the country’s…

 

Kenya’s Huduma Namba digital ID scheme could exclude millions of citizens, Forum warns

An ongoing project in Kenya to issue a biometrics-backed digital ID known as the Huduma Namba to citizens continues to…

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