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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…

 

Digital ID programs are only as good as the planning that goes into them, say activists

Having bought into promises of a rapid economic rise with digital IDs, nations, particularly developing countries in the southern hemisphere,…

 

Lesotho national digital identity system within 200,000 of universal coverage, saving public money

The World Bank has commended efforts by Lesotho, a landlocked country in Southern Africa, to implement an inclusive digital identity…

 

Massive gender disparities in digital ID systems persist, ID4Africa panel says

ID4Africa reconvened for the fourteenth edition of its livecast, this time with a special focus on Gender Matters in Identity…

 

Digital ID trust gets new focus in ID4D principles

World Bank Group officials have sharpened the principles underpinning their ID-for-all program, getting more explicit about the need to engender…

 

Early research on biometrics’ effectiveness for benefits delivery reviewed in World Bank ID4D report

Evidence is beginning to accumulate on the effect of biometrics adoption in the delivery of social benefits, according to the…

 

Privacy and security concerns from digital identity growth addressed by civil society, governments

Even before the pandemic hit, digitization was growing at an incredible rate. Now, the need for contactless services has increased…

 

Digital identity all-star team appointed as new Turing Institute International Advisory Board

The Alan Turing Institute is establishing an International Advisory Board for Trustworthy Digital Infrastructure for Identity Systems, and has appointed…

 

How Special Olympics Nigeria will bring digital identity to the people

“Whenever we’re organizing an international competition, we find ourselves having to start from the very beginning, to get them their…

 

Innovatrics biometric algorithms used in World Bank’s Senegal healthcare project

Innovatrics has been revealed as a partner with Credence ID in the World Bank project for a biometrics-based solution to the…

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