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i-On-Africa: The Pakistan, Morocco and Lesotho Report

i-On-Africa LiveCast: The Pakistan, Morocco and Lesotho Report Online October 13, 2021, 12:30 GMT Join ID4Africa on Wednesday, October 13,…

 

Kenya targets 7M new voters as biometric enrollment begins ahead of 2022 polls

Kenya has kicked off its biometric voter registration process as the country aims to enroll more than seven million new…

 

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…

 

Acuant biometric KYC to secure decentralized finance for African students

Acuant has established a partnership that will see its biometric know your customer (KYC) and document authentication technologies used to…

 

Nigeria’s INEC seeks data sharing to clean biometric voters register

Nigeria’s Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) is asking for closer collaboration from the National Population Commission (NPC) to help it effectively…

 

Biometrics from birth – South Africa seeks to end child trafficking, welfare fraud

The government of South Africa is investigating biometric technologies and policies to introduce biometrics for infants to tackle child trafficking…

 

Move by Liberia to introduce biometrics in 2023 elections meets stonewall

In what looks like a denouement to a long-running standoff related to the introduction of biometrics during Liberia’s 2023 presidential…

 

Nigerian President wants centralized biometric database before 2023 Polls

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has instructed all federal agencies collecting personal and biometric data…

 

Trust Stamp tokenized biometrics for Mastercard financial inclusion initiative

Mastercard has chosen Trust Stamp to provide biometric privacy technology for its African financial inclusion initiative with Paycode. The Mastercard…

 

Digital identity evaluation tools to be turned on Africa

Coinciding with events for International ID Day, the Digital Identities Design and Uses project is launching an evaluation of digital…

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