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Researcher cautions African govts against biometric surveillance without proper legislation

African governments must press on with efforts to put in place robust data protection regulations if they continue to deploy…

 

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…

 

Solving four big identity issues in Africa: Day 2 of ID4Africa 2022

By Frank Hersey and Ayang Macdonald  How will we reach full birth registration by 2030? How can we stop borders…

 

Vietnam, Kenya, Philippines expanding digital ID uses in different sectors

The government of Vietnam has highlighted the importance of its population data resource as a tool for creating a digital…

 

Are biometrics providers using smart cities to advance digital ID?

Biometrics providers and other large private entities are supplying technologies to smart city projects to create and use digital IDs,…

 

Digital ID data and fragility: the Dark Side of Identity, Part 2

What can happen with data amid the realities of fragile environments such as places of conflict, natural disaster or political…

 

Kenya’s digital ID ruled illegal until data protection impact assessment completed

Kenya’s national biometrics-backed digital ID system Huduma Namba has been struck a blow by the country’s High Court, which ruled…

 

Biometrics providers stake out facial recognition, fingerprint sensor market positions

The interoperability of digital wallets and health passes, smart city biometrics, truly inclusive national digital ID systems and the fight…

 

Digital ID officials confront open-source opportunity, brain drain, and true gender inclusivity

The challenges facing African countries renewing their digital ID systems appear to be converging with those experienced by countries in…

 

Kenya’s private sector can push digital identity drive: Estonian leader

The President of Estonia has praised Kenya’s digital identity journey and says she believes the private sector can help push…

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