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850 Kenyan hospitals sue national insurance fund over biometric patient registration

850 hospitals are suing Kenya’s National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) in a dispute over the requirement to install equipment to…

 

Indonesia, Philippines, Kenya contend with digital inclusion, South Korea extends verification

Authorities in South Korea, Indonesia, the Philippines and Kenya are contending with multiple aspects of digital identity. South Korea plans…

 

Alleged hack of Kenya’s Biometric Voter Registration system denied by electoral agency

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chief Wafula Chebukati has rejected claims that the country’s Biometric Voter Registration (BVR)…

 

Trulioo expands Africa presence with Kenya biometric ID verification market entry

Kenya has become the latest country in Africa where Trulioo’s GlobalGateway biometric identity verification service has been extended to. An…

 

Biometric registration drive in Kenya for health insurance scheme

A mass biometric registration drive in Kenya to enroll citizens for a health insurance scheme in the Nyeri County recently…

 

Biometrics building trust in African elections, laws must do their part

Two-thirds of people attending ID4Africa’s ‘Building Trust in the Democratic Process’ livecast event say biometrics have improved the integrity of…

 

Trust lacking as African digital ID systems expand

A pair of editorials suggest that government digital ID initiatives in West Africa and East Africa are facing a shortfall…

 

Mastercard study shows biometric payments strongly supported by Africans

Research by Mastercard has revealed growing interest among African consumers for new payment methods using biometric systems, digital wallets, wearables,…

 

Startup’s biometric system facilitates health insurance claims in Kenya

A biometric platform built by LCT Africa, a Nairobi-based ICT startup in Kenya, is now helping to facilitate the management…

 

Kenyan firm to sell BIO-Key’s biometrics and IAM solutions in channel program expansion

BIO-key International has announced that its PortalGuard cloud-based Identity as a Service (IDaaS) solution and its biometric hardware and software…

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