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Nigerians hail biometric passport reforms, Kenyans grapple with issuance delays

The move embarked upon by the current administration in Nigeria to reform what it calls a hitherto deeply flawed and…

 

Kenya’s digital ID ecosystem must respect fundamental human rights: policy advisory

The Kenya office of global rights advocacy organization, Amnesty International, has issued an advisory policy paper outlining what the country…

 

Kenyans suffer huge ID card backlog as court verdict on Maisha Namba rollout awaited

There is said to be a national ID card issuance crisis in Kenya since the close of last year when…

 

Govt source says Kenya’s biometric national ID card chip expiry protects security

Kenyans, a local news portal has cited a government official as confirming that new national ID cards to be issued…

 

Countries tighten screws on biometric SIM registration amid rise in mobile phone fraud

Nations such as Kenya, Namibia, Pakistan and Russia have been enforcing measures at different levels related to biometric SIM registration….

 

Govt says biometrics used to aid and abet massive health insurance fraud in Kenya

A report recently released by Kenya’s Health Cabinet Secretary Susan Nakhumicha, has unveiled extensive fraud within the country’s National Health…

 

Worldcoin soon back to business in Kenya as co-founder eyes next growth phase

Worldcoin, the multinational cryptocurrency and digital ID firm, is set to resume its operations in Kenya next year following reported…

 

Estonia to support Kenya’s digital govt pursuits with $324K investment

An Estonian government-funded organization – the Estonian Center for International Development Cooperation (ESTDEV) — recently launched a tender for a…

 

Indian G20 Sherpa says expansive DPI adoption by Global South will speed SDG attainment

An Indian government representative (or “Sherpa”) at the G20, Amitabh Kant, has called for more countries of the Global South…

 

History repeats with Kenyan High Court blocking Maisha Namba for lack of DPIA

The lack of a data protection impact assessment has scuttled Kenya’s government’s rollout of the Maisha Namba national digital ID…

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