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National ID cards launched in DRC, remain uncollected in Ghana

The Democratic Republic of Congo has launched its new national ID card, in an official ceremony where current president Félix…

 

New page opens for birth registration in Ghana as instruction manual validated

A guiding document which outlines a number of novelties in Ghana’s birth and death registration system was recently validated by…

 

Report finds data protection loopholes in Tanzania’s biometric SIM registration drive

Tanzania’s efforts in crime prevention, social protection and financial inclusion through digital identity are commendable but the government has to…

 

Ghana plans mass block of SIM cards not registered with biometrics

Slightly over 11 million SIM cards not biometrically registered in Ghana will be blocked by the end of this month…

 

EC presses on with plan to make Ghana Card lone ID for voter registration

Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC) is hoping to be second time lucky in convincing parliament to approve its plan of making…

 

Healthcare apps, biometric ID cards integrated for service access in Ghana, India, Japan

The use of digital ID and biometrics to access healthcare services is growing in countries including Ghana, India and Japan….

 

Biometric SIM registration soon in Mozambique, Ghana orders block of unlinked lines

The club of countries introducing biometrics for SIM card registration continues to expand with Mozambique being the latest to unveil…

 

Digital identity schemes touted as drivers of economic growth in Ethiopia, Ghana

A policy advisor at Ethiopia’s MOSIP-based digital ID scheme, Gabriella Abraham, has described the project as a lever for the…

 

MPs bicker over move to make Ghana Card sole ID for biometric voter registration

A proposal for the amendment of Ghana’s electoral law to make the Ghana Card the only ID document to confirm…

 

Biometrics reduced fraud in 2023 Nigerian elections, analyst argues

Amid a barrage of criticism over vote credibility, political scientist Abiodun Fatai posits that the Biometric Voter Accreditation System (BVAS),…

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