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.

 

Vendor lock-in hindering African identity projects

Every year ID4Africa conducts an extensive survey of professionals at African identity authorities about topics such as their priorities and…

 

Heightened privacy concerns arrive in Africa

Every year ID4Africa conducts an extensive survey of professionals at African identity authorities about topics such as their priorities and…

 

Tanzania leverages increased knowledge and skill to move toward universal biometric identity

Tanzania hosted the inaugural meeting of the ID4Africa movement in 2015. Much has changed since then in the identity ecosystem…

 

Long term guidance key to leveraging technology for financial inclusion in Africa

One of the informational sessions at ID4Africa 2018 explored how robust and affordable identity schemes can function as key enablers…

 

Making digital ID a tool for inclusion in Cameroon elections

Voter registrations are an important challenge for national identity systems, demanding accuracy, completeness, and verifiability to provide the assurance necessary…

 

Biometrics industry responds to mass enrollment challenges at ID4Africa exhibition

The exhibition hall at ID4Africa 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria featured a new event high of 113 companies providing a wide…

 

Optimism for universal identity abounds as ID4Africa 2018 concludes

ID4Africa 2018 wrapped up Thursday in Abuja, Nigeria, with a series of plenary sessions, providing a series of reasons for…

 

Johannesburg announced as host city of ID4Africa 2019

ID4Africa Executive Chairman Dr. Joseph Atick told a standing-room only crowd at Abuja International Conference Centre that Johannesburg, South Africa…

 

ID4Africa survey shows near universal support for biometrics elections among African identity community

Every year ID4Africa conducts an extensive survey of professionals at African identity authorities about topics such as their priorities and…

 

Integrated Biometrics supports call to recognize International Identity Day

ID4Africa this week announced the launch of a petition to be presented to the United Nations to designate September 16…

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