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Rwanda’s planned digital ID could both increase and decrease exclusion

Some digital ID project researchers say the plan by Rwanda to implement a biometric digital ID card in the next…

 

Philippines ID system expands across government agencies and social benefit programs

The Philippines Identification System (PhilSys), the country’s digital identity scheme, is making new strides in increasing the availability of its…

 

Kenya targets Feb. 2024 for new digital ID rollout, sign-up optional

The Kenyan government says it plans to register all citizens for a new digital ID program by the end of…

 

Cyberattack on Kenya’s digital infrastructure continues

Kenya’s eCitizen portal, used by the public to access over 5,000 services, has been under a massive attack that has…

 

NSW advances digital ID accessibility, while Australian govt changes horses midstream

While the federal government works to develop Australia’s national identity program, New South Wales (NSW) is moving swiftly ahead in…

 

Kuwait installs more biometric scanners at malls as 750K persons now enrolled

Kuwaiti authorities say they have installed more fingerprint capture machines in commercial malls for the collection of fingerprints of citizens…

 

PhilSys shares notes with WURI officials on digital ID best practices

Delegations form six West African countries participating in a regional identification project dubbed WURI recently had a working session with…

 

UK’s One Login still has competition in government

An attractive element of the UK government’s latest single authentication program, One Login, is in its name: One Login. Generally,…

 

Dutch govt kicks off rolling deployment of digital ID law

The Netherlands has enacted its Digital Government Act, which defines how Dutch government agencies and semi-government organizations create secure digital…

 

Jordan reaches half a million activated digital identities

Half a million individuals in Jordan have successfully activated their digital identities in the country’s official digital ID verification application,…

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