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Is Kenya’s ‘big Huduma Namba thing’ being adapted to digital-only ID or dropped for a UPI?

“It is not the work of government to issue IDs; it is the work of government to identify Kenyans,” said…

 

Kenya mulls digital ID scheme changes and new uses for controversial Huduma Namba

The new administration in Kenya is considering plans to revamp the national digital identity project, as the Huduma Namba scheme…

 

NGOs sue Idemia for failing to consider human rights risks in Kenyan digital ID

A group of NGOs led by Data Rights has filed a case before the Paris tribunal accusing Idemia of failing to…

 

Kenya parliament schedules, cancels debate on Huduma Namba digital ID

Lawmakers in Kenya’s National Assembly will not hold a special debate session on whether to endorse proposed major amendments to…

 

Kenya wants to use Huduma Namba digital ID system to tackle tax evasion

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is hoping lawmakers can give their nod on proposed further amendments to the Huduma Namba…

 

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…

 

Kenya pushes on with Huduma Namba as compulsory digital ID amid controversy

New proposals already in Kenya’s Parliament in the form of a bill seek to introduce multiple changes to the country’s…

 

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…

 

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…

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