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Italy okays digital ID for SIM activation, Namibia and Mauritania race to meet deadlines

The telecommunications regulatory body in Italy (AGCOM) says it is now possible for network providers to activate SIM cards using…


NanoB&K, LoginID partner for FIDO biometrics in Africa financial inclusion program

Subsidiary entities of NanoB&K have integrated LoginID’s FIDO-certified passwordless identity authentication platform with the goal of slashing costs for the…


UN finds storing biometric data on Mauritius ID cards violates privacy

The United Nations Human Rights Committee has found that the legislation which Mauritius passed in 2013 for its biometric smart…


Mauritius’ digital ID system success story showcased in ID4Africa livecast

The island Republic of Mauritius has had significant success in implementing a digital ID system for its citizens, and how…


ID4Africa Livecast – Spotlight on the identity ecosystem of Mauritius

ID4Africa Livecast – Spotlight on the identity ecosystem of Mauritius Online February 11, 2021, Time: 13:30 – 15:30 GMT Following…


Challenging biometrics use in 4 not-at-all-easy steps

Acknowledging history is running against anyone opposing national biometric identity systems, a partisan privacy nonprofit has published a sizable guide…


Government biometrics programs and national ID card contracts in Africa need more transparency

This week’s events show a wide variance in the success of biometrics projects, and the diverse nature of digital ID…


Africa’s nascent data protection community members share their vision

Members from the first in-person gathering of what could become a pan-African data protection council, and the first time focusing…


Mauritius set to introduce biometric ID cards

The Mauritius Government is set to issue new biometric smart ID cards, set to cost the country roughly $40 million….

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