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Groups reject expiry date for digital ID cards in Kenya as govt defends move

Some civil society organizations in Kenya say they want an explanation from the government with regard to the institution of…

 

Africa’s digital ID experiences yield lessons on engaging stakeholders, open standards

There is significant progress in the implementation of legal and digital identity systems in Africa, but there is a barrage…

 

Kenya fast-tracking digital ID, birth certificate issuance with new registration offices

Kenya’s government has taken decisive steps to enhance the efficiency of its citizen registration process. Principal Secretary of Immigration and…

 

African nations and fintechs urged to boost digital ID, DPI for economic gain

Representatives of Africa’s fintech sector heard about the importance of digital identity, and digital public infrastructure more generally, to the…

 

Kenya unveils ambitious digital ID, biometric passports issuance plans

Thirteen million Kenyans have already obtained the new generation Maisha Namba digital ID as the government hastens up to meet…

 

Kenya raises issuance targets for digital IDs and passports

Everything being equal, Kenya plans to issue at least three million digital national IDs and one million biometric passports before…

 

Maisha Namba issuance to resume as Kenyan High Court lifts injunction

Kenya will resume printing national ID cards, the government announced after the country’s high court lifted an injunction against the…

 

Biometrics and AI offer mix of questions and answers for police, fraud prevention

Advances in biometrics for law enforcement and fraud prevention are prominent among the week’s most-read articles on Biometric Update. Clearview…

 

Civil society teams up with Kenyan govt to champion digital ID sensitization efforts

Civil society groups in Kenya have, through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), partnered with the government to set the template…

 

Kenya gazettes new digital ID legislation, adds face and iris biometrics

Legislation to accommodate a new biometric citizen registration modality within the framework of an upcoming digital ID system has been…

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