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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.

 

Community identity, digital public infrastructure pitched to catch up on SGDs

Businesses, governments, and non-government organizations are mooting different approaches to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including the provision…

 

Exploring how lives are saved through humanitarian stack, decentralized ID

The second and third segments of the latest ID4Africa Livecast delved into how non-governmental organizations, governments and other international outfits…

 

How Sierra Leone joined forces for national digital ID – ID4Africa livecast

The latest ID4Africa livecast examined the issues around social protection and how Sierra Leone planned and rolled out its digital…

 

Thailand’s blockchain digital ID infrastructure – an ecosystem in an ID ecosystem

Thailand is progressing rapidly with enrollment into its blockchain-based biometric digital identity infrastructure operated by the National Digital ID Company Limited (NDID),…

 

Worldcoin says SDK lets you prove you’re a human online. Coins not included

Worldcoin’s dream of providing biometrically unique “proof of personhood” for the entire globe takes a step forward with the release…

 

Cameroon introduces legislation to allow biometric visas, residence permits

The plan by the government of Cameroon to put in place a system for the issuance of biometric visas and…

 

Social protection lessons: Indian interoperability, opportunities for private sector

India sees an interoperable future for its economy and African countries could benefit from separating population registers and social protection…

 

UNICEF, AfDB reports reveal civil registration gaps and opportunities in Africa

Civil registration and vital statistics systems are being gradually digitalized in African nations, and the pictures both of how they…

 

MOSIP prepares to launch Inji digital wallet for all, identity verification tool

“I can design my own systems, I don’t need IIIT-Bangalore. That would be the success of this project,” says Prof…

 

Africa has the capabilities: 20 African nations on track for SDG 16.9

“We’re convinced there are 20 countries in Africa who can achieve the SDG, achieve Mission 100. And we believe actually…

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