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Lesotho national digital identity system within 200,000 of universal coverage, saving public money

The World Bank has commended efforts by Lesotho, a landlocked country in Southern Africa, to implement an inclusive digital identity…

 

Africa digital ID update: biometrics for voter ID in Niger, SIM registration in Liberia and pot farm security in Lesotho

This week sets a good example of the broadening impact of biometrics and digital ID across Africa. Beyond deals for…

 

Digital identity evaluation tools to be turned on Africa

Coinciding with events for International ID Day, the Digital Identities Design and Uses project is launching an evaluation of digital…

 

UN economist makes case for biometric vaccine passport adoption by developing nations

An official working on digital government applications with the United Nations has opined that the adoption of biometrics-based COVID vaccine…

 

How to replicate digital ID successes explored in ID4Africa 2020 Marathon of Innovations Day 1

Examples of biometrics-backed government digital ID systems for service delivery that have yielded benefits for people in countries in Africa…

 

OSIA Advisory Committee sets priorities for open standard biometric systems development

The priorities agreed to at the first meeting of the SIA-launched OSIA Advisory Committee have been announced by the organization,…

 

2019: a critical year for biometrics and digital ID in the Global South

While Europe and the U.S. have seen steady progress with incremental improvements and plenty of new regulation alongside the growing…

 

Biometric card progress, facial recognition regulation and revenues top identity news of the week

A step in the commercialization of biometric payment cards is the most-read story on Biometric Update this week, with the…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric ID progress in Liberia, Idemia deal in Guinea

This has been West Africa’s week in digital ID news. Liberia may be adding a few more people to its…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: International Identity Day, biometric electoral rolls on display in Ghana

The International Identity Day concept which was born of the ID4Africa movement gains significant ground as Nigeria becomes the first…

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