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Connecting national ID and health systems can boost civil registration

Experts from development organizations supporting civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) efforts around the world have reiterated the need to…

 

Thales-led consortium wins Mauritius’ digital ID card and wallet contract

A consortium led by Thales has won a 10-year contract to supply digital identity technologies for Mauritius’ national ID system….

 

Digital transformation, easing access to services and NIST in the spotlight at ID4Africa Day 2

Executives of digital ID and biometrics companies took the front seat on Day 2 of the ID4Africa annual general meeting…

 

Africa’s digital ID experiences yield lessons on engaging stakeholders, open standards

There is significant progress in the implementation of legal and digital identity systems in Africa, but there is a barrage…

 

Kazakhstan refreshes national ID cards amid digital government push

In recent years, Kazakhstan has emerged as a digital leader on the international stage, quietly rising to 28th on the…

 

Cameroon hands 15-year biometric ID card contract to Augentic

Augentic has agreed a deal with the government of Cameroon to produce a new generation biometric national ID card for…

 

Sri Lanka’s digital identity transformation seeks balance of speed and assurance

Sri Lanka is at the crossroads of a digital transformation. The journey ahead holds both opportunities and risks. The country’s…

 

Ethiopia’s integration of digital ID and tax system could yield many benefits, ICTD says

Integrating Ethiopia’s national ID Fayda with its tax system could improve the quality of tax data, taxpayer experience, and compliance…

 

Peru’s digital ID under magnifying glass after national identification registry hit by criticism

The Peruvian national identification registry, which issues the country’s digital IDs, has found itself in turmoil after its employees initiated…

 

El Salvador data breach includes selfies and ID numbers for 80% of country’s population

Organizations storing reference data to perform face biometrics matches should not store that data in unencrypted form. This basic best…

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