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UNECA Africa report: digital ID to unlock growth, increase tax base

Bringing in digital ID across Africa and registering the continent’s 500 million undocumented citizens would bring about significant benefits to…

 

Annual national ID issuances forecasted to grow by 50M through 2023

The number of National IDs shipped will grow from 440 million units in 2018 to 490 million units in 2023,…

 

Gemalto launches biometric identity management solution for foundational national systems

Gemalto (AKA Thales Digital Identity) is launching a new Identity Management System (IDMS) for governments to build biometric foundational identity…

 

UK government launches plan to save its Verify digital identity service

The UK government has announced a series of steps to revive its flagging Gov.uk Verify digital identification service, including an…

 

Civil society and industry tackle issues with biometrics and digital ID for social development

What do we mean by digital identity? Can institutions and governments be trusted to run ID systems? Who should implement…

 

Malaysia to consider NEC biometric technology for national digital ID program

With the Malaysian government preparing to launch its national biometric digital identification project, NEC has submitted a proposal to the…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric pay delays and World Bank support

Biometrics systems have moved far beyond centralized government schemes across Africa. This week we see the ramifications of smaller, localized…

 

Possibilities and teething difficulties for African biometrics and digital ID

Ahead of the ID4Africa event in Johannesburg, digital ID related companies are releasing think pieces on the future possibilities for…

 

Multi-biometric identity proofing solution from NextgenID meets new OMB requirements

NextgenID has announced that products and solutions such as its multi-biometric ID*Capture Kiosk available now meet the requirements of the…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Biometric ghost-busting, marbles and a digital census

Even more aspects of life will soon involve digital identification, especially for Ghanaians as the country prepares for its first…

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