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Namibia begins issuance of much-anticipated biometric ID cards to refugees

It looked like a stalled project for many years, but it’s now reality. The issuance of biometric ID cards for…

 

Zambia, Namibia, Tanzania upgrade digital ID systems in concert with development partners

Zambia has carried out a major first step in its transition towards a modern legal and digital identity system, by…

 

Finger vein biometrics from Global ID deployed in Namibia’s fight against HIV

A new application of Global ID’s finger vein biometrics to help reduce HIV Infections among vulnerable young people is launching…

 

UNDP transforming lives in Namibia with digital legal ID initiative

An Accelerator Lab programme implemented by UNDP Namibia is enabling many citizens to enjoy basic services they hitherto were cut…

 

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….

 

New data privacy concerns for Namibia’s biometric SIM registration

The head of the Payment Association of Namibia’s e-Money Forum, Paul Rowney, has urged the country’s authorities to put an…

 

Namibia, Zambia partner to share expertise on CRVS, identity management

The southern African nations of Namibia and Zambia have agreed to assist each other in their Civil Registration and Vital…

 

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…

 

Namibian lawmakers examine bill to streamline civil registration, lower age for ID cards

A draft piece of legislation seeking to make changes to Namibia’s civil status registration and identification system is currently in…

 

Namibia no longer requires biometrics as part of SIM card registration

The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) mandated registration of SIM cards on January 1st, 2023. They recently removed the…

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