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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.

 

Criticisms as Uganda orders ID verification for digital financial transactions of $260 and above

A recent directive by the Bank of Uganda (BoU) for all digital financial transactions of one million Ugandan shilling ($260)…

 

Ethio Telecom sets 1M-per-month Fayda digital ID registration target

Ethio Telecom, the biggest mobile telecommunications company in Ethiopia, says it is using its network of service centers and industry…

 

EU-Japan MoU on digital ID, trust services cooperation in the offing

The European Union Commission and the Digital Agency of Japan are expected to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that…

 

Data privacy guarantees can prompt digital ID adoption in laggard countries

A new report suggests that regulatory and governance frameworks that prioritize data privacy can trigger more adoption of eID in…

 

NITDA, NIMC collaboration on PKI, DPI development hailed as timely

A recently announced collaboration between two government agencies in Nigeria to develop and integrate Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Digital…

 

ID platform delivered by WISeKey facilitates digital govt services in Seychelles

A digital identity platform dubbed SeyID has been successfully delivered for the government of Seychelles by WISeKey and is already…

 

UAE Pass gets security enhancement, new uses as digital ID adoption soars

Users of the United Arab Emirates’ official digital ID (UAE Pass) have been told how to make us of a…

 

Burkina Faso gets support from Japan to enroll IDPs for biometric ID

The government of Burkina Faso recently got a boost from Japan to its efforts in conducting biometric identity enrollment for…

 

Trulioo partnership extension boosts Nium’s UK digital payment operations

Real-time digital payments firm Nium has struck a new deal with digital ID verification partner Trulioo to provide quick, secure…

 

Cyprus gives new details on digital ID, government plan

Cypriots may be able to access public services using a dedicated digital government portal from either June or July this…

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