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Kenya dedicates $117M to digital ID, related projects in 2024/2025 budget

The rollout of the Maisha Namba digital ID and other digital government processes in Kenya is expected to get traction…

 

Kenya’s digital ID ecosystem must respect fundamental human rights: policy advisory

The Kenya office of global rights advocacy organization, Amnesty International, has issued an advisory policy paper outlining what the country…

 

Kenya signs digital ID support deal with UNDP, introduces a new Namba

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Kenya and the United Nation’s Development Programme to support the country’s digital…

 

Nubian Rights Forum urges equitable rollout to Kenya’s UPI system

Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) led by the Nubian Rights Forum are urging the government to listen to public concerns and…

 

Kenya factors in biometrics in three-year digital government plan

The government of Kenya has launched a ‘Huduma Kenya Digitalization Plan’ which aligns with the country’s digitization agenda to deepen…

 

Digital ID key in Kenya’s digital transformation agenda: Eliud Owalo

(Dr. Joseph Atick, Eliud Owalo, and Julius Bitok on stage at ID4Africa 2023) In Kenya, the idea of a national identity…

 

Kenya unveils details on new digital ID rollout, India potential partner

Kenyan officials have given insights on the work being done by the government to introduce a new secure digital ID…

 

Activists urge Kenya not to repeat mistakes of Huduma Namba in new digital ID plan

Nine human and digital rights groups including Access Now and the Kenya Human Rights Commission have called on the government…

 

Kenya aims for ID issuance within three weeks, same-day birth registration

Kenya is moving to accelerate the issuance of national identity cards, particularly in border counties like Mandera in the country’s…

 

Kenya Huduma Namba funding almost entirely cut as UPI, digital birth registration begins

The identity landscape in Kenya continues to shift as birth registration goes digital on 1 March and funding for Huduma…

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