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1 step forward, 3 steps back for West Africa’s regional digital ID projects

It may become more difficult for people living in several Western African countries to cross international borders, with their exit…


ECOWAS seeks consultant for regional biometric ID card transition roadmap

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is calling for expressions of interest from consulting firms to develop a…


Benin issues digital IDs to citizens living abroad

Benin’s National Agency for the Identification of Persons (ANIP) has dispatched teams to fifteen countries around the world to assign…


PhilSys shares notes with WURI officials on digital ID best practices

Delegations form six West African countries participating in a regional identification project dubbed WURI recently had a working session with…


Togo brings in Atos and Idemia to build national digital ID program

The government of Togo has hired Atos and Idemia to create a MOSIP-based national digital ID program for its citizens….


ECOWAS to fast-track regional ID card project to boost financial inclusion, integration

The World Bank-supported West Africa Unique Identification for Regional Integration and Inclusion (WURI) programme is set to enjoy new impetus…


Niger launches WURI project to issue biometric ID for regional trade and public services

A regional system for digital identity that is interoperable between West African countries has been launched in Niger, LeSahel.org reports….


Togo to reveal biometric civil ID project tender details

Togo’s National Identification Agency (ANID) is holding a webinar on April 2, 2021 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm (UT) to…


Guinea’s biometrics-backed foundational identity pilot shows open-source benefits

Using open-source technology to stand up a foundational digital identity system with biometrics allows governments to use their human resources…


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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