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Biometric Update regularly releases news about Uganda. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news related to Uganda. More tags may be perused by reviewing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

Ugandan officials emphasize inclusive digital ID plan to enroll 17M unregistered citizens

The National Identification and Registration Authority of Uganda (NIRA) says it is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that each…

 

Advocates still see a lot of danger for individuals using government digital IDs

Devout advocates of digital IDs run the risk of overlooking some significant misuses and bungled security setups. In principle, digital…

 

Uganda launches probe after suspected stolen ID documents uncovered in swamp

Ugandan authorities have begun an investigation into how bundles of valid national ID cards, passports, car number plates and other…

 

Minister says Nigeria’s ambitious digital ID registry should be complete by 2025

Nigeria’s minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, says his country’s vision is to complete a…

 

Veridos breaks ground on Ugandan biometric ID document printing plant

There are five primary challenges nations face in going fully digital with IDs, according to one vendor. Veridos has published…

 

Concerns raised as Uganda plans DNA upgrade for biometric ID cards

Uganda’s next digital national ID card will add DNA biometrics to improve identity verification for service delivery, according to Kenyan…

 

Ugandans cry foul over biometric passport issuance delays

There is an increasing backlog of applications for biometric passports in Uganda and applicants are expressing frustration over the inability…

 

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…

 

Uganda prepares to produce biometric passports, ID documents locally with Veridos

The production of biometric passports, driver’s licenses and other ID documents in Uganda will soon begin within the country when…

 

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…

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