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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…

 

Annual national ID issuances forecasted to grow by 50M through 2023

The number of National IDs shipped will grow from 440 million units in 2018 to 490 million units in 2023,…

 

Malawi bank integrates biometric National ID system for KYC checks

Malawi’s FDH Bank is the first in the country to integrate the biometric National Registration Bureau (NRB) National Identity database…

 

Gemalto launches biometric identity management solution for foundational national systems

Gemalto (AKA Thales Digital Identity) is launching a new Identity Management System (IDMS) for governments to build biometric foundational identity…

 

Singapore launching government ID verification service as part of national digital strategy

The government of Singapore has announced plans to boost its ICT capabilities, including a National Digital Identity (NDI) platform, to…

 

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…

 

Zetes to present on public service delivery and showcase biometric solutions at ID4Africa

Zetes is returning as a Platinum sponsor of ID4Africa for the movement’s fifth annual conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, June…

 

Tonga digital identity plan granted $4.65M by World Bank

Tonga is set to receive a $4.65 million grant from the World Bank to improve the country’s capacity for digital…

 

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…

 

Censure of IDEMIA by Kenyan National Assembly could threaten biometric registration drive

Kenya’s National Assembly has voted to suspend IDEMIA from government contracts for 10 years, due to allegation of a violation…

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