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Slow-going for Belarus’ digital ID document campaign

Dictator-run Belarus, in Eastern Europe, says it has issued 165,000 biometric IDs to citizens and 58,000 to foreign residents. Especially…

 

Zimbabwe organizes ID card campaign to enroll more voters

The department of civil registration of Zimbabwe is running a special campaign aimed at issuing birth certificates and national ID…

 

Somalia passes law to launch new civil registry and national ID

Somalia is preparing for its first civil registration and identity card issuance exercise in three decades after new legislation was…

 

Channel Islands begin accepting French ID cards, quietly drop Brexit entry requirements for CTA

Jersey has been given UK permission to run a pilot over the summer to allow French day-trippers to visit the…

 

Opposition MPs push for parliamentary debate on Cameroon’s ID card problems

A member of the opposition in Cameroon’s lower house of Parliament, Youmo Koupit Adamou, says he and his peers plan…

 

Côte d’Ivoire runs seven-day campaign to distribute over 50k biometric ID cards

The ID card issuing authority in Côte d’Ivoire – the National Civil Status Registration and Identification Office (ONECI) – has…

 

Use of Ghana Card as travel ID gaining traction, Namibia, Botswana follow suit

More than 1,000 Ghanaians travelled into the country from different destinations around the world using their national biometric ID credential…

 

Kenya Huduma Namba funding almost entirely cut as UPI, digital birth registration begins

The identity landscape in Kenya continues to shift as birth registration goes digital on 1 March and funding for Huduma…

 

Chipped ID documents expand in Vietnam with passport launch, healthcare use

Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security will begin issuing chip-based biometric passports from 1 March in line with exit/entry requirements for…

 

Cyprus plans $43M ID document upgrade tender

Biometric passports, ID cards, and residence permits issued by Cyprus are getting an upgrade at a cost of 41 million…

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