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NADRA decision on trans IDs presents a democratic exclusion challenge

The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) decided to suspend the “X” category Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs) after receiving…

 

Vietnam targets digital transformation of public services with DNA-backed ID

Vietnam’s government is making a push for its national digital transformation project, formally labeled “Developing an Application for Population Database,…

 

UNDP report reviews crucial role, next steps in building DPI in developing countries

An assessment conducted by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has highlighted the UN…

 

Tanzania wants to accelerate digital govt plan with single service window, database links

The Tanzanian government says it is working to incorporate AI into its digital government plans in order to make access…

 

Nigerian state governorship aspirant calls for biometric capture in national census

There is a new call for Nigeria to collect biometric information from citizens during a delayed national population census expected…

 

Kenyans suffer huge ID card backlog as court verdict on Maisha Namba rollout awaited

There is said to be a national ID card issuance crisis in Kenya since the close of last year when…

 

Trans Indonesians to receive physical and digital IDs in time for elections

Hundreds of transgender Indonesians will be able to vote for the first time in the upcoming February 14 election after…

 

Czech Republic rolls out new digital ID app with over 70K downloads on first day

The Czech Republic has launched eDoklady (or eDocuments), the country’s new digital ID application, with over 70,000 people downloading it…

 

Assessing digital identity systems for access to financial, government services in Nigeria

In today’s rapidly evolving digital age, the importance of establishing one’s identity has become increasingly recognized as a fundamental prerequisite…

 

Refugees face challenges with UK biometric residence permits

Some UK councils are refusing to recognize biometric residence permits (BRP) which may be putting newly recognized refugees at risk…

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