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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…

 

Uganda’s digital ID achievements, challenges and prospects

The Executive Director of the National Identification and Registration Authority of Uganda (NIRA), Rosemary Kisembo, says although there is still…

 

Kenya sets date for last phase biometric voter registration ahead of August polls

In under a week, the second and final phase of the Enhanced Continuous Voter Registration (ECVR) in Kenya will kick…

 

Major research project examines digital identity in 10 African countries

Detailed reports into the status quo of digital identity systems of 10 African nations have been released by Research ICT…

 

Millions excluded as Uganda uses national digital ID system for emergency COVID welfare

Ugandans face exclusion from emergency relief during a COVID-19 lockdown as cash payments are being made via the national biometrics-based…

 

Ugandan ID system a ‘national security weapon’ that denies human rights – report

Uganda’s national biometric ID system has failed in its promise to improve access to services for Ugandans, says a new…

 

Police plan $4M biometric forensic system in Uganda

Uganda police authorities say more resources are needed to continue the installation of its biometric forensic system as part of…

 

Digital ID registration – an influential opportunity for mobile network operators

African governments may want to exploit the business assets of mobile network operators and knowhow in registering users and handling…

 

Biometric voting machine failures isolated incidents, Uganda’s Electoral Commission says

An unknown number of biometric voter verification machines being used in Uganda’s election failed to verify the identity of people…

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