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Criticisms as Uganda orders ID verification for digital financial transactions of $260 and above

A recent directive by the Bank of Uganda (BoU) for all digital financial transactions of one million Ugandan shilling ($260)…

 

Biometric chip passports launching in Malta and Jordan this year

Biometric passports are seeing uptake across continents, with new nations implementing a model that has seen significant success in countries…

 

Digital Travel Credential trials resume with flights from Netherlands to Canada

Digital identity continues to transform travel around the world. Schiphol airport in Amsterdam has revived a trial of Digital Travel…

 

Uganda biometric ID rollout may be hampered by lack of funds: lawmakers

Ugandan lawmakers are worried that the rollout of the country’s new generation of biometric national ID cards by June 1,…

 

Uganda rumored to consider merging ID agencies as biometric kit price grows

Officials with Uganda’s Internal Affairs Ministry have requested a merger between government bodies responsible for issuing IDs and civil registration,…

 

Uganda mulls requiring return of old identity cards to issue new generation IDs

Ugandan authorities are studying a plan which may require citizens holding old and expired cards to hand them back before…

 

Uganda suspends over 1.4M SIM cards not linked to users’ biometrics

An ongoing process which started on November 12 to deactivate SIM cards not biometrically registered in Uganda has seen over…

 

Uganda procuring biometric devices for 2024 census

Uganda’s Bureau of Statistics (Ubos) says it is in the process of procuring biometric devices to be used for a…

 

Nigeria reaches 57% in special birth registration drive targeting 12M children

The National Population Commission of Nigeria (NPC) says its teams have attained 57 percent coverage of a digital birth registration…

 

Uganda launches inclusive digital govt roadmap to facilitate access to services

Uganda has unveiled a digital transformation plan which details how the government intends to offer public services to citizens no…

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