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India tests mobile voting, arranges Aadhaar hackathon – both spell controversy

India is testing biometric, blockchain-based mobile phone voting for the first time in the hope of increasing turnout and reducing…

 

Potentially devastating digital ID hack in Argentina could have many ripples

Demonstrating just how hard it is going to be to engender trust in public or private biometric systems, a hacker…

 

Pakistan blocks 732K SIMs issued without biometrics, Nigeria registers 180M

Pakistan says it has blocked 732,000 SIM cards that were registered without the owners going through the required biometric verification…

 

Morocco, Lesotho report progress on digital ID ecosystems development

Identity management officials in Morocco and Lesotho have explained the different stages of their efforts in the building and rollout…

 

Kenya’s digital ID ruled illegal until data protection impact assessment completed

Kenya’s national biometrics-backed digital ID system Huduma Namba has been struck a blow by the country’s High Court, which ruled…

 

NADRA Chairman says digital ID crucial component for Pakistan’s innovation journey

The Chairman of the National Database and Registration Authority of Pakistan (NADRA), Dr. Tariq Malik, says the organization is working…

 

MOSIP announces University of the Philippines digital ID course, building provider network

MOSIP has formed a partnership with the University of the Philippines – Department of Computer Science (UP DCS) to offer a…

 

Bhutan to begin biometric capture for national digital ID program

Bhutanese who have attained the age of eight and above will soon have their biometric information collected as the government…

 

EEMA builds digital identity curriculum for public and private policymakers

Help is on the way for organizations needing a better foundation when it comes to digital identity-related trends. An independent…

 

ID4Africa returns to in-person – and augmented – event in Marrakesh, June 2022

The ID4Africa movement will meet again in person in Marrakesh, Morocco on 15 and 16 June 2022. The meeting will be…

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