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Kenyan lawmakers seek probe into flopped Huduma Namba digital ID project

Some Members of Parliament (MPs) in Kenya have called for an inquest into how funds were used in the implementation…

 

Kenya digitizes 5k government services, to issue digital IDs ‘in next 90 days’

Up to 5,000 government services in Kenya can now be accessed through digital means after President William Ruto launched a…

 

Nubian Rights Forum urges equitable rollout to Kenya’s UPI system

Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) led by the Nubian Rights Forum are urging the government to listen to public concerns and…

 

Activists urge Kenya not to repeat mistakes of Huduma Namba in new digital ID plan

Nine human and digital rights groups including Access Now and the Kenya Human Rights Commission have called on the government…

 

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…

 

Kenyan government seeks to differentiate new national digital ID from Huduma Namba

Digital identity will be provided to all Kenyans by February, 2024 so they can more easily access government services, the…

 

Is Kenya’s ‘big Huduma Namba thing’ being adapted to digital-only ID or dropped for a UPI?

“It is not the work of government to issue IDs; it is the work of government to identify Kenyans,” said…

 

Kenya mulls digital ID scheme changes and new uses for controversial Huduma Namba

The new administration in Kenya is considering plans to revamp the national digital identity project, as the Huduma Namba scheme…

 

NGOs sue Idemia for failing to consider human rights risks in Kenyan digital ID

A group of NGOs led by Data Rights has filed a case before the Paris tribunal accusing Idemia of failing to…

 

Kenya parliament schedules, cancels debate on Huduma Namba digital ID

Lawmakers in Kenya’s National Assembly will not hold a special debate session on whether to endorse proposed major amendments to…

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