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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.

 

Zambian govt doesn’t want to see hungry citizens enroll for digital ID

Funds which the Zambian government had budgeted for the country’s digital ID project is now being channelled into efforts aimed…

 

Digital signature, trust services expand with updates in Belgium, Bulgaria, Kenya, Singapore

Various digital services, including digital signature options, have recently rolled out in a couple of countries as they advance different…

 

Ghana, Kenya facilitate biometric passport services for compatriots in Canada, China

The Ghanaian High Commission in Canada recently undertook what has been described as an innovative process to facilitate passport issuance…

 

The Gambia reaches 1.17M birth registration milestone with World Bank support

A World Bank-supported project to help set up a digital Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (eCRVS) system for The Gambia…

 

World bank says Nigeria on track to meet digital ID registration target

Nigeria is well on course to reach a target of issuing digital ID to 148 million citizens by June 30…

 

Europe working on breeder ID documents standardization to improve trust

There are ongoing efforts in Europe to standardize the issuance of breeder identity documents in a bid to bolster the…

 

Ethiopian PM hails digital ID as driver of ‘Digital Ethiopia 2025’ strategy

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has praised technologies such as the Fayda digital ID which are driving the digital transformation…

 

New moves to spur financial inclusion in Central, East Africa

Two events – a workshop in Central Africa and a partnership deal in East Africa – recently happened with the…

 

Nigerians want SIM-NIN digital ID link deadline extended again

Mobile telecommunications service users are calling on the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) to extend the deadline for linking SIM cards…

 

Cameroon launches free birth certificate issuance operation for 80K pupils in exams

About 80,000 primary school children, who do not have birth certificates, but who are preparing to write the First School…

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