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Civil society coalition sues Ugandan government, alleging digital ID exclusion

A coalition of civil society organizations in Uganda have filed a lawsuit against the government alleging that the national digital…

 

MOSIP, OpenG2P partner on digital ID solution for smooth service delivery

Open-source digital ID provider MOSIP and digital public goods organization OpenG2P say they are bringing together their solutions in the…

 

Vietnam, Kenya, Philippines expanding digital ID uses in different sectors

The government of Vietnam has highlighted the importance of its population data resource as a tool for creating a digital…

 

Sri Lankan government partners for biometric KYC, authentication

Seylan Bank has announced a partnership with the Department of Pensions of Sri Lanka which seeks to expedite the process…

 

Brookings report posits digital ID as building block for modern govt service delivery

Proper investment in digital infrastructure, political leadership and the quest for innovation are some of the parameters favored for the…

 

Irish biometric public services access card not to be mandatory

The Irish government has backed down from a legal challenge against the country’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) on usage of…

 

Could biometrics bridge the financial exclusion gap?

Exploring the scale of financial exclusion and the intrinsic issue of digital identities, Simon Binns, Chief Operating Officer at FinGo,…

 

Aadhaar set to expand by 900K with court order to include sex workers

Sex workers in India should be brought into the remit of government services with voter and ration cards and Aadhaar…

 

Public sector biometrics use expands in Pakistan with pension, charity schemes

A biometric system to facilitate identity verification of pension earners in Pakistan is now operational, reports the Associated Press of…

 

Pakistan to address biometrics exclusion concerns for cash support beneficiaries

Authorities is Pakistan say they are working on a process to avoid further exclusion of beneficiaries from cash support programs…

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