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Articles By Ayang Macdonald

Ayang Macdonald is a freelance journalist based in Yaounde, Cameroon. He boasts 10 years of professional experience in journalism in which he has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Buea in South western Cameroon. He is a versatile reporter with interest in ICTs, innovation, digital entrepreneurship, defense and military, politics, economy, health and environment, humanitarian issues and sports.

Germany-based integrated digital ID solutions provider Veridos has announced a deal for the delivery of over a million biometric passports…

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ID4Africa unveils digital public infrastructure theme, dates of 2023 AGM

Proceedings at ID4Africa’s 2023 Augmented General Meeting to be held in-person in the Kenyan capital Nairobi from 23 to 25…

 

Rumors and infighting plague Liberia’s biometric voter registration procurement process

By Ayang Macdonald and Chris Burt The Public Procurement and Concessions Commission (PPCC) of Liberia has reportedly endorsed the choice…

 

New Fujitsu security research center in Israel to further develop digital identity tools

Japanese tech giant Fujitsu has announced plans to set up a research center for data and security in Israel as…

 

In Groupe unveils offline photo ID verification solution for healthcare programs

French ID solutions firm In Groupe has introduced Photometrix, a system which allows a portrait photo on an ID document…

 

Ghanaians encouraged to complete biometric capture for SIM registration as deadline nears

Some telecommunication service providers in Ghana have begun a partial block of SIM cards which have not been fully registered…

 

More World Bank support in view for Nigeria’s digital ID coverage efforts

Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has been promised technical support by the World Bank as part of efforts to…

 

Belgium plans rollout of digital ID wallet next year to compete with itsme

Belgium is carrying out test operations in line with the government’s plan of introducing an application from 2023 to contain…

 

Ugandan parliament to probe biometric ID card printing contract awarded to Veridos

The Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs of the Parliament of Uganda has announced plans to investigate the problems surrounding…

 

Nigeria age estimation technology for voting under scrutiny, but digital ID applications grow

A former top official of the Nigeria Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Oluwole Uzi-Osaze, says the election management body cannot…

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