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ID4Africa is an ID-4-All movement motivated by the need to promote legal identity for all in Africa. It is a tripartite with representation from African governments, development agencies and industry. Biometric Update has been the official journalist of the annual meeting since 2016.

 

Talk about digital ID by talking about services: ID4Africa 2022 workshop findings

“Word of mouth spreads faster than our official communications,” said Henock Ali of Ethiopia’s National ID Program during the feedback…

 

Civil registries are important – but how do you persuade the people?

How do civil registries enroll more people? Should they twist people’s arms by making birth certificates compulsory? These were among…

 

ID4Africa Livecast: Recommendations on infrastructure, digital ID for frictionless borders

Stakeholders who recently gathered in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh for discourses on digital identity at the ID4Africa Augmented General…

 

Ethiopia’s Zemichael on delivery of 70M digital IDs by 2025, lessons drawn from ID4Africa

The Executive Director of Ethiopia’s national ID program, Yodahe Zemichael, says the country is well on course to reach 70…

 

Maturing MOSIP enjoys ID4Africa limelight as it expands its partnerships and vendors flock

“We’ve been working on MOSIP since 2020. In fact it was in 2019, the first time we heard of it…

 

Biometrics, digital ID companies make strong showing at ID4Africa 2022

While business during the ID4Africa 2022 Augmented General Meeting was being conducted in plenary halls and workshop rooms, the exhibition…

 

First look: IN Groupe launches ‘inclusive’ SMS-based SSI birth registration at ID4Africa 2022

IN Groupe has revealed its inclusive SMS, biometrics and cloud-based birth registration that aims to empower civil registries as much…

 

Solving four big identity issues in Africa: Day 2 of ID4Africa 2022

By Frank Hersey and Ayang Macdonald  How will we reach full birth registration by 2030? How can we stop borders…

 

Secure Identity Alliance unveils new OSIA digital ID compliance program at ID4Africa

The Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) unveiled a new digital infrastructure initiative at the ID4Africa 2022 Augmented General Meeting to help…

 

ID is no longer just about identity: Day 1 of ID4Africa 2022

Since the last ID4Africa summit in Johannesburg, 2019, the world is a different place. The COVID-19 pandemic has also led…

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