FB pixel

Search Results for: Kenya

 

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…

 

Dust from voter ID biometrics contracts ‘irregularities’ yet to settle in Liberia, Kenya

Talks continue around Liberia’s process to select a contractor for the supply of biometric voter ID equipment in the country,…

 

Kenyan Telco urged to delete biometric data collected for SIM registration

Global human rights watchdog Access Now has called on a mobile telecommunications company in Kenya, Safaricom, to delete all face…

 

ID cards face delays in Philippines, launched in Kenya, use encouraged in Vietnam

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has been urged by the country’s president to speed up printing the ‘digital version’ of…

 

Unregistered SIM blocking: Kenyans get another 60 days, Ghanaians have till end of October

Two countries enforcing SIM blocks for those not yet registered for digital identity have extended their deadlines, and both deny…

 

Millions of SIM cards in Kenya yet to be registered as deadline nears

There is said to be unease among mobile telephone users in Kenya as almost 14 million active SIM cards across…

 

Kenya to comply with regional bloc directive on biometric passports from end November

Kenyans have until 30 November to get new East African Community (EAC) biometric passports if they want to be able…

 

Kenyan election’s poll-day success belies suspicion of Smartmatic biometric voter kits

Ahead of a court challenge of the results of Kenya’s recent election, African publication The Elephant examined the role of…

 

Voters face biometric verification kit glitches in Kenya elections, failures ‘not widespread’

Many Kenyans, both ordinary and high-profile voters, were unable to cast their ballots in time at some polling stations during…

The ID16.9 Podcast

Most Read This Week

Featured Company

Biometrics Research

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events

Explaining Biometrics