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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.

 

Ethiopia tenders for biometric registration kits as digital ID scheme takes shape

Ethiopia’s federal government is seeking a contractor to supply biometric registration kits as the country’s National ID Program (NIDP) takes…

 

Nigeria requires partial block on SIMs not linked to digital ID

Nigerians who have yet to link their SIM cards to their National Identity Numbers (NINs) will no longer be able…

 

Digital ID link deadline for SIMs extended by Nigeria

A March 31 deadline for linking national digital ID numbers with SIM cards in Nigeria has been pushed back by…

 

Sri Lanka seals deal with India for national digital ID support, opposition MP concerned

The implementation of Sri Lanka’s Unique Digital Identity program, dubbed SL-UDI, is set to advance with grant assistance expected from…

 

Progress towards ID code for inclusion, call for UK Online Safety Bill deadlines at OIX

A series of speakers brought updates on sections of digital identity at the latest meeting of the OIX (Open Identity…

 

Jamaica electoral body denies selling biometric data for online authentication service

Accusations of improper digital ID and biometric data sharing have been leveled against the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) after…

 

Biometric passport issuance underway in Zimbabwe, digital IDs from April

The issuance of new generation biometric passports has started in some provinces of Zimbabwe and there are plans to extend…

 

Aadhaar exclusion from biometrics block to be lifted for 2.7M in Assam

A state government decision in Assam, India has been made to issue Aadhaar digital identity accounts and the associated ID…

 

Identity in reverse – mobile phones as leverage to enroll for digital ID, plus SIM overlays

As the deadline for linking SIM cards and digital ID numbers looms (again) in Nigeria, representatives from its mobile network…

 

Interswitch introducing biometrics to ATMs to tackle banking fraud in Nigeria

Digital payments solution provider Interswitch is in the process of rolling out a new solution designed with advanced biometric features…

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