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.

 

UNICEF Associate Director and Global Chief of Child Protection Cornelius Williams joins ID4Africa Board

ID4Africa has officially announced the addition of UNICEF Associate Director and Global Chief of Child Protection Cornelius Williams to its…

 

ID4Africa annual report highlights major steps forward and continuing challenges

The launch of an Open Source API by the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) could significantly assist in the harmonization of…

 

European Association for Biometrics and Secure Identity Alliance join International Identity Day campaign

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) and the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) have joined the campaign initiated by ID4Africa and…

 

ID4Africa 2019

ID4Africa – The 5th Annual Meeting of the ID4Africa Movement June 18 – 20, 2019 Johannesburg, South Africa ID4Africa 2019…

 

Potential breakthrough in infant biometrics heads for trial in Kenya after ID4Africa appeal

Infants born to mothers with HIV have between a 15 and 45 percent chance of contracting the virus if they…

 

ID4Africa survey shows identity authorities want physical credentials for biometric systems

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

 

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…

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