ID4Africa

Biometric Update is proud to have been the official journalist for the last three annual meetings of the ID4Africa Movement. ID4Africa 2019 will be in Johannesburg, South Africa June 18 – 20, 2019. The theme of the conference will be “Identity Ecosystems for Service Delivery”. Learn more about the ID4Africa movement.

 

European Association for Biometrics and Secure Identity Alliance join International Identity Day campaign

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) and the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) have joined the campaign initiated by ID4Africa and…

 

ID4Africa 2019

ID4Africa – The 5th Annual Meeting of the ID4Africa Movement June 18 – 20, 2019 Johannesburg, South Africa ID4Africa 2019…

 

Potential breakthrough in infant biometrics heads for trial in Kenya after ID4Africa appeal

Infants born to mothers with HIV have between a 15 and 45 percent chance of contracting the virus if they…

 

ID4Africa survey shows identity authorities want physical credentials for biometric systems

Every year ID4Africa conducts an extensive survey of professionals at African identity authorities about topics such as their priorities and…

 

Vendor lock-in hindering African identity projects

Every year ID4Africa conducts an extensive survey of professionals at African identity authorities about topics such as their priorities and…

 

Heightened privacy concerns arrive in Africa

Every year ID4Africa conducts an extensive survey of professionals at African identity authorities about topics such as their priorities and…

 

Tanzania leverages increased knowledge and skill to move toward universal biometric identity

Tanzania hosted the inaugural meeting of the ID4Africa movement in 2015. Much has changed since then in the identity ecosystem…

 

Long term guidance key to leveraging technology for financial inclusion in Africa

One of the informational sessions at ID4Africa 2018 explored how robust and affordable identity schemes can function as key enablers…

 

Making digital ID a tool for inclusion in Cameroon elections

Voter registrations are an important challenge for national identity systems, demanding accuracy, completeness, and verifiability to provide the assurance necessary…

 

Biometrics industry responds to mass enrollment challenges at ID4Africa exhibition

The exhibition hall at ID4Africa 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria featured a new event high of 113 companies providing a wide…

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