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Cameroon, Rwanda see progress in biometric passport projects implementation

Rwanda’s project to issue passports with embedded biometric data has attained a new milestone in its implementation process following the…

 

Kenya’s Huduma Namba digital ID scheme could exclude millions of citizens, Forum warns

An ongoing project in Kenya to issue a biometrics-backed digital ID known as the Huduma Namba to citizens continues to…

 

ID4Africa Livecast – Spotlight on the identity ecosystem of Mauritius

ID4Africa Livecast – Spotlight on the identity ecosystem of Mauritius Online February 11, 2021, Time: 13:30 – 15:30 GMT Following…

 

South Africa expects to finish first phase of biometrics system this year

South African authorities say they plan to have the first component of the Automated Biometrics Identification System (ABIS) in place…

 

Digital ID registration – an influential opportunity for mobile network operators

African governments may want to exploit the business assets of mobile network operators and knowhow in registering users and handling…

 

Digital driver’s license for Nigerians requires biometrics-backed NIN

Drivers in Nigeria will soon be able to have a digital driver’s license in a move that is part of…

 

Nigerians don’t need national digital ID for voter enrollment, EC says

Nigeria‘s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given assurances that citizens do not need the national identification number (NIN) in…

 

Biometric voting machine failures isolated incidents, Uganda’s Electoral Commission says

An unknown number of biometric voter verification machines being used in Uganda’s election failed to verify the identity of people…

 

Cameroon moves to tackle hurdles impeding biometric IDs’ smooth issuance

Cameroon’s general delegation for national security, the body charged with overseeing the issuance of biometrics-backed digital national identity cards for…

 

ID4Africa Livecast – Open APIs as a Pathway to Identity and Sectoral System Development

ID4Africa Livecast – Open APIs as a Pathway to Identity and Sectoral System Development Online January 28, 2021, 13:30 –…

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