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Biometric Update regularly publishes articles about Kenya. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news related to Kenya. More topics may be explored by reviewing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

Kenya sets date for last phase biometric voter registration ahead of August polls

In under a week, the second and final phase of the Enhanced Continuous Voter Registration (ECVR) in Kenya will kick…

 

Kenya pushes on with Huduma Namba as compulsory digital ID amid controversy

New proposals already in Kenya’s Parliament in the form of a bill seek to introduce multiple changes to the country’s…

 

Bangladesh, Kenya, UK opt for biometrics to tackle crime in prisons

Governments are increasingly opting for biometrics and other smart technologies as a way of ramping up security around prisons and…

 

Major research project examines digital identity in 10 African countries

Detailed reports into the status quo of digital identity systems of 10 African nations have been released by Research ICT…

 

Civil servants urged to register in Kenya’s biometric health insurance system

Kenyan civil servants are being urged to complete biometric registration for the country’s National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) to make…

 

Kenya’s digital ID ruled illegal until data protection impact assessment completed

Kenya’s national biometrics-backed digital ID system Huduma Namba has been struck a blow by the country’s High Court, which ruled…

 

Kenya targets 7M new voters as biometric enrollment begins ahead of 2022 polls

Kenya has kicked off its biometric voter registration process as the country aims to enroll more than seven million new…

 

Digital ID officials confront open-source opportunity, brain drain, and true gender inclusivity

The challenges facing African countries renewing their digital ID systems appear to be converging with those experienced by countries in…

 

i-On-Africa LiveCast: The South Africa & Kenya Report

i-On-Africa LiveCast: The South Africa & Kenya Report Online September 29, 2021 (12:30 GMT) In this upcoming LiveCast episode, ID4Africa…

 

Kenya’s private sector can push digital identity drive: Estonian leader

The President of Estonia has praised Kenya’s digital identity journey and says she believes the private sector can help push…

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