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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…

 

U-turn on manual registers alongside biometric verification kits in Kenyan general elections

Printed manual voter registers are being used alongside biometric kits to authenticate the identity of millions of Kenyans who are…

 

NGOs sue Idemia for failing to consider human rights risks in Kenyan digital ID

A group of NGOs led by Data Rights has filed a case before the Paris tribunal accusing Idemia of failing to…

 

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 to use biometrics first, ID number second for voter verification in August election

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has determined that voters’ identities will be verified for eligibility in the upcoming…

 

Nairobi, Kenya to host ID4Africa 2023, selection process revealed

The host city for the ID4Africa 2023 AGM is Nairobi, capital of Kenya, announced Dr. Joseph Atick, the organization’s Executive…

 

Biometric SIM registration slows Kenyan mobile subscriptions, Namibia seeks a different path

After a chaotic period where of Kenya’s mobile phone users had to be biometrically enrolled, a report says the pace…

 

Fears for a safe 2022 election in Kenya as investigation paints murky picture of EC, Idemia

An investigation into the events surrounding recent elections in Kenya provides a bleak outlook for this August’s general election. More…

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