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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.

 

Presight to fast-track The Gambia’s transformation through digital ID, govt initiative

Digital transformation efforts in The Gambia will get an improvement after the government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with…

 

Kenya says digital ID backlog problem resolved, urges collection of abandoned cards

There are still complaints in Kenya that digital ID cards applied for many months ago are still to be issued…

 

IBM loses institutional investor over biometrics sales to Israel

A major Norwegian assets management company Storebrand says it has got rid of its investments in US technology company IBM…

 

India introduces data sharing revocation amid biometrics adoption surge

The role of digitalization and biometrics in facilitating governance and public service delivery in a country as vast and diverse…

 

Liberia issues biometric ID cards to fight public sector fraud

A partnership between the National Identification Registry (NIR) and the Civil Service Agency (CSA) in Liberia has set the stage…

 

Sierra Leone’s digital government drive gets push with data sharing MoU

Internal efforts within the government of Sierra Leone to add traction to the country’s digital government push have got a…

 

UNHCR salutes African govts’ pledge to accelerate digital ID action for forcibly displaced

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has lauded the willingness by some African governments to…

 

Connecting national ID and health systems can boost civil registration

Experts from development organizations supporting civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) efforts around the world have reiterated the need to…

 

Choose strategy for digital ID wallet integration, governance frameworks carefully

Discussions on how national ID systems can be integrated with wallets and verifiable credentials, as well as the need to…

 

Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa unveiled as host of 2025 ID4Africa AGM

It’s not only the case with sporting events like the FIFA World Cup, or the Olympic Games. The host of…

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