ID4Africa

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.

 

Morocco to host ID4Africa 2020

ID4Africa 2020 will be held in Marrakesh, Morocco, under the theme of “Identity 360.” Executive Director Dr. Joseph Atick announced…

 

Infant biometrics in the spotlight at ID4Africa 2019

Among the highlights of the second day of ID4Africa 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa, was a packed and at time…

 

Africa’s nascent data protection community members share their vision

Members from the first in-person gathering of what could become a pan-African data protection council, and the first time focusing…

 

Opportunities and risks of biometrics and digital identity in focus on day 2 of ID4Africa 2019

The second day of ID4Africa 2019 featured 16 informational tracks delving into a range of issues related to this year’s…

 

Key themes and debates emerge as ID4Africa opens

Digital identity themes, challenges, problems and progress came to the fore in Johannesburg as delegates from African governments, international agencies…

 

ID4Africa Identity Council chooses leadership and direction for African ID systems

In the inaugural meeting of the ID4Africa Identity Council (IIC), Mory Camara, Director General of Guinea’s ANGEIE (National Agency of…

 

id3 introduces biometric digital seal for document verification at ID4Africa

id3 Technologies has unveiled a biometrics-based, cost-effective security solution for combating fraudulent digital or paper document forgery today at ID4Africa…

 

Tascent premieres new mobile fingerprint capture device at ID4Africa

Tascent has introduced the latest addition to its line up of Tascent Mobile products. The Tascent M1 delivers fingerprint capture…

 

Q&A: HID Global on the African digital identity status quo

As the flagship ID4Africa event opens in South Africa, HID Global talks to Biometric Update about the developments in digital…

 

Credence ID CEO joins U.S. Presidential Advisory Council on Africa

Bruce Hanson, CEO of Credence ID, has been appointed to the U.S. Presidential Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa,…

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