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PhilSys shares notes with WURI officials on digital ID best practices

Delegations form six West African countries participating in a regional identification project dubbed WURI recently had a working session with…


Niger launches WURI project to issue biometric ID for regional trade and public services

A regional system for digital identity that is interoperable between West African countries has been launched in Niger, LeSahel.org reports….


Biometrics for charity in Nigeria, electoral audit demand in Malawi, WURI funding for West Africa

While in recent weeks the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic led to the disabling of biometric systems based on fears of spreading…


ECOWAS drums importance of regional biometric ID card for The Gambia in integration push

The Economic and Monetary Community of West African States (ECOWAS) recently undertook a sensitization tour to The Gambia to reiterate…


Biometric ID is a tool for migrant instrumentalization in Nigeria, study argues

An academic study on migrants from five central and west African countries seeking refuge in Nigeria has found that biometric…


Benin issues digital IDs to citizens living abroad

Benin’s National Agency for the Identification of Persons (ANIP) has dispatched teams to fifteen countries around the world to assign…


Iris biometrics coming to three national ID programs

Iris biometrics are being added to Pakistan’s national ID system with support from Iris ID, Jordan’s via IrisGuard, and are…


‘Being open’ for achieving global interoperability in digital public infrastructure

By Jaume Dubois,  CEO of ID30 In a digital world that connects everyone for everything, establishing global interoperability across entities,…


Togo brings in Atos and Idemia to build national digital ID program

The government of Togo has hired Atos and Idemia to create a MOSIP-based national digital ID program for its citizens….


ECOWAS Commission urges remaining 9 member states to issue biometric regional ID card

The President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Omar Touray, has revealed that just 6 out…

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