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Robust digital identity systems pay off for pandemic relief: ID4Africa livecast

Emergency response measures by governments in Africa and around the world have been significantly more successful where robust and dynamic…

 

World Bank competition seeking digital ID projects for the most vulnerable nears end

World Bank initiative ID4D next week will announce winners of a competition to solve digital ID inclusivity problems experienced by…

 

Digital ID a surprising, qualified success for women in Afghanistan

The World Bank, intent on pushing efforts in Afghanistan to provide legal identification for women as well as men, is…

 

Madagascar gets $143M World Bank boost to improve its digital ID management system

The island African nation of Madagascar is set to ameliorate its digital identity management system as well as digitize some…

 

Nigeria sets 5-year biometric enrollment target for whole population to national ID system

Ahead of ID4Africa’s online country profile event on Wednesday September 23, we have dedicated this edition of our overview of…

 

ID4Africa webinar shows gradual shift of digital ID systems in Africa towards individual control beginning

Should national identity schemes, biometrics-backed or otherwise, use a single unique digital ID number to identify people for different services,…

 

‘Certain narratives were exposed’ in national ID systems, development experts tell ID4Africa webinar

Universal digital identity coverage could be achieved within the next two years, if shifts in political will and recognition of…

 

ID4Africa posts World Bank comparison of Privacy by Design practices for biometric national ID

The principles of Privacy by Design were outlined by Anne Cavoukian in 2011, but the way they are implemented in…

 

Nigeria reaches 41M biometric NIN registrations as second Mission Billion Challenge opens

COVID-19 may be slowing down registrations for ID numbers in Nigeria, but Ghana is determined to keep on with biometric…

 

Biometrics for charity in Nigeria, electoral audit demand in Malawi, WURI funding for West Africa

While in recent weeks the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic led to the disabling of biometric systems based on fears of spreading…

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