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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…

 

Kenyans, Cameroonians reminded to pick up their biometric IDs

Kenyan authorities are calling on citizens to clear the backlog of uncollected biometric national identity cards, known as the Huduma…

 

Kenya issues digital ID cards to minority community after decades of ordeal

Members of a ‘stateless’ community in Kenya known as the Shona have received digital ID cards from the Kenyan government,…

 

850 Kenyan hospitals sue national insurance fund over biometric patient registration

850 hospitals are suing Kenya’s National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) in a dispute over the requirement to install equipment to…

 

Indonesia, Philippines, Kenya contend with digital inclusion, South Korea extends verification

Authorities in South Korea, Indonesia, the Philippines and Kenya are contending with multiple aspects of digital identity. South Korea plans…

 

Ugandan ID system a ‘national security weapon’ that denies human rights – report

Uganda’s national biometric ID system has failed in its promise to improve access to services for Ugandans, says a new…

 

Biometrics building trust in African elections, laws must do their part

Two-thirds of people attending ID4Africa’s ‘Building Trust in the Democratic Process’ livecast event say biometrics have improved the integrity of…

 

Trust lacking as African digital ID systems expand

A pair of editorials suggest that government digital ID initiatives in West Africa and East Africa are facing a shortfall…

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