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Digital ID can boost GDP of implementing countries up to 13%: UNECA

Statistics and data experts have posited that properly implemented digital ID systems have the potential to significantly boost the economies…

 

UNICEF pledges Cameroon support to drive up birth certificate issuance

The Cameroon country representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Nadine Perault, has held talks with Decentralization and Local…

 

Kenya’s digital ID ecosystem must respect fundamental human rights: policy advisory

The Kenya office of global rights advocacy organization, Amnesty International, has issued an advisory policy paper outlining what the country…

 

Nigerian students registering for public exams face digital ID obtention hassles

The sufferings of Nigerian students in the State of Lagos seeking the National Identification Number (NIN) in order to facilitate…

 

Africa Border Security Week

Africa Border Security Week Durban, South Africa June 19-20, 2024 Africa Border Security Week is a regional event aimed at…

 

ID4Africa 2024 AGM adds 4th day to accommodate largest-ever program

The program for this year’s big ID4Africa in-person gathering has been released, unveiling a new kind of technology demonstration and…

 

Gabon says preps far advanced on long-awaited national digital ID card project

Gabon’s Minister of Interior and Security, Hermann Immongault, has announced that the project to begin the issuance of national digital…

 

Uganda biometric ID rollout may be hampered by lack of funds: lawmakers

Ugandan lawmakers are worried that the rollout of the country’s new generation of biometric national ID cards by June 1,…

 

Voter registration plan makes Ghana Card ‘political tool,’ claims opposition

Ghana’s main opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), says it strongly stands against an ongoing move to make the…

 

ID4Africa Livecast – Digital identity in healthcare

ID4Africa Livecast – Digital healthcare in Africa: Challenges & opportunities Online February 28, 2024 at 13:30 GMT Health has emerged…

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