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Maisha Namba issuance to resume as Kenyan High Court lifts injunction

Kenya will resume printing national ID cards, the government announced after the country’s high court lifted an injunction against the…

 

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…

 

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…

 

Civil society teams up with Kenyan govt to champion digital ID sensitization efforts

Civil society groups in Kenya have, through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), partnered with the government to set the template…

 

Kenya gazettes new digital ID legislation, adds face and iris biometrics

Legislation to accommodate a new biometric citizen registration modality within the framework of an upcoming digital ID system has been…

 

Kenya’s digital ID boosted by Gates Foundation but govt struggles to convince citizens

Kenya’s digital ID project, known as Maisha Namba, will receive advice from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The global…

 

Kenya delays new digital ID launch due to ‘unfavorable circumstances’

Kenyan authorities say a new date will be announced for the launch of the country’s new digital ID system after…

 

Kenyan govt assures civil society digital ID will meet data protection, inclusion goals

The Kenya government insists that the design of the country’s third generation national ID dubbed Maisha Namba will respect the…

 

Kenyan rights groups warn digital ID program repeating past mistakes

The Kenyan Human Rights Commission is leading a group of ten civil society groups in responding to the country’s digital…

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