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UN Sustainable Development Goal 16.9 calls for legal identity for all by 2030. Read Biometric Update news and in-depth features about digital identity projects in developing countries.

 

Nigeria’s data protection service market to gross $100M by 2023 – Report

It has been estimated that the data protection services market of Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria, will hit the US$100…

 

Digital IDs for refugees sound good, but what good could they really do?

Cynics expect the worst in human endeavors, while anyone involved in a refugee crisis has witnessed the worst of human…

 

Facial recognition tested for Aadhaar authentication to financial services

Pilots of face biometrics for Aadhaar authentication to financial services are being carried out by the Unique Identification Authority of…

 

Digital ID a surprising, qualified success for women in Afghanistan

The World Bank, intent on pushing efforts in Afghanistan to provide legal identification for women as well as men, is…

 

Biometric digital identity can preserve remote exam integrity for South Africa’s universities

This is a guest post by Tshepo Magoma, a Yoti Digital Identity Fellow. The pandemic continues to open several opportunities for digital…

 

Madagascar gets $143M World Bank boost to improve its digital ID management system

The island African nation of Madagascar is set to ameliorate its digital identity management system as well as digitize some…

 

Huduma Namba digital ID cards to go into production as 2022 election issues raised

After a mass registration exercise to capture the nation’s biometrics for the ambitious Huduma Namba unique identifier number, the program…

 

More equitable digital ID systems needed to encourage adoption, ID2020 expert panel says

For good digital identity systems to be sustainable, their value proposition to end users will need to be clearer than…

 

MOSIP open digital identity initiative partners up to enhance platform for developing countries

A new partnership to promote robust digital identity as a global public good has been formed by the International Institute…

 

Smartmatic wins Uganda biometric voter registration kit contract with $22.4M bid

After last week’s special report on Nigeria and Ghana, we cast our biometrics news net across the African continent again…

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