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Biometric Update publishes exclusive features and executive interviews along with forward-looking, systematic data about digital identity projects in developing nations.

 

Report proposes digital ID changes for financial inclusion of forcibly displaced persons

A report produced by the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) on the state of financial inclusion in three African countries…

 

Biometric vaccination cards now available for Cameroonian travellers

The head of the Yaounde international vaccination centre, a structure under the Ministry of Public Health of Cameroon, Dr. Ntsobe…

 

Tension between Brazil’s digital ID system and rules slowing progress

A new report published by Cambridge University Press highlights data protection and justice concerns related to Brazil’s national digital ID….

 

Talk about digital ID by talking about services: ID4Africa 2022 workshop findings

“Word of mouth spreads faster than our official communications,” said Henock Ali of Ethiopia’s National ID Program during the feedback…

 

Cameroon begins pilot to issue 6k biometric ID cards to CAR refugees

Authorities in Cameroon have launched a project that seeks to deliver biometric identity cards to refugees from its eastern neighbor,…

 

Civil registries are important – but how do you persuade the people?

How do civil registries enroll more people? Should they twist people’s arms by making birth certificates compulsory? These were among…

 

ID4Africa Livecast: Recommendations on infrastructure, digital ID for frictionless borders

Stakeholders who recently gathered in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh for discourses on digital identity at the ID4Africa Augmented General…

 

First look: baby biometrics to tackle swaps, kidnaps and missing children

Brazilian firm Natosafe is attempting to tackle baby swapping in maternity units with a mix of biometrics and AI to…

 

Ethiopia’s Zemichael on delivery of 70M digital IDs by 2025, lessons drawn from ID4Africa

The Executive Director of Ethiopia’s national ID program, Yodahe Zemichael, says the country is well on course to reach 70…

 

‘Economic identity’: are digital ID schemes a ‘road to Hell?’ asks human rights report

Published as delegates left ID4Africa 2022 in Marrakesh, a new primer from the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice…

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