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Digital identity in Africa this week: fluctuating govt spending and biometric travel

Governments across Africa are spending more on digital ID and biometrics, including new digital service centers this week in Nigeria…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric pay delays and World Bank support

Biometrics systems have moved far beyond centralized government schemes across Africa. This week we see the ramifications of smaller, localized…

 

Possibilities and teething difficulties for African biometrics and digital ID

Ahead of the ID4Africa event in Johannesburg, digital ID related companies are releasing think pieces on the future possibilities for…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: demand for national biometric projects challenge capacities

Biometrics were firmly a part of the continental conversation in parts of Africa this week. In Kenya, at the start…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Huduma Namba lineups, Liberia verification roll out, biometric voting in SA

Governments press ahead across Africa to increase the uptake of digital ID and biometrics. Kenyans lined up ahead of the…

 

IDEMIA files motion for Judicial Review of Kenyan National Assembly censure

IDEMIA has formally filed a motion for a substantive Judicial Review by Kenya’s High Court of the decision by the…

 

Digitizing Africa: the Transform Africa summit and leading voices

A blueprint for digital economies and MOUs signed with Inmarsat and French consultancy Tactis – some of the outcomes of…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Kenya’s biometric ID scheme, blockchain for refugees, universal health and moonlighting officials

Developments in digital ID across Africa this week include positive steps in Senegal to use digital platforms to rapidly reach…

 

IDEMIA ban by Kenyan National Assembly appealed as biometric national ID drive passes 15M

Kenya’s drive to register citizens for its biometric Huduma Namba national ID system will not be affected by the recent…

 

Three emerging market think tanks to collaborate on Good ID recommendations with Omidyar backing

Omidyar Network has invested in a trio of organizations from different regions to support enhanced understanding of the appropriate use…

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