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Pan-Africa

Is it time for an integrated African digital identity?

Published: 26/Apr/2024
Source: Biometric Update

Architect of Kenya’s Maisha Namba says Africa needs united digital economy By Joel R. McConvey A leading politician in Kenya is calling for the establishment of an integrated African digital identity in order to foster connectivity and strengthen economic ties […]

Central Africa

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update Oct – Dec 2023

Published: 1/May/2024
Source: UNHCR

Selected extracts relevant to Africa: Highlights The Republic of Congo officially joined the 1954 and 1961 Statelessness Conventions, fulfilling a commitment made at the 2019 High-Level Segment on Statelessness. Sao Tome and Principe’s President signed a decree for the country’s […]

East Africa

Kenya: Digital Identity (ID) roll-out on course, PS

Published: 9/May/2024
Source: Kenyanews.go.ke

Kenyans have been assured that their data is safe as the government’s moves to introduce a third generation digital Identity Card. Immigration and Citizen Services Cabinet Secretary Julius Bitok, said that the government is complying with all the regulations and […]

North Africa

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update Oct – Dec 2023

Published: 1/May/2024
Source: UNHCR

Selected extracts relevant to Africa: Highlights The Republic of Congo officially joined the 1954 and 1961 Statelessness Conventions, fulfilling a commitment made at the 2019 High-Level Segment on Statelessness. Sao Tome and Principe’s President signed a decree for the country’s […]

Southern Africa

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update Oct – Dec 2023

Published: 1/May/2024
Source: UNHCR

Selected extracts relevant to Africa: Highlights The Republic of Congo officially joined the 1954 and 1961 Statelessness Conventions, fulfilling a commitment made at the 2019 High-Level Segment on Statelessness. Sao Tome and Principe’s President signed a decree for the country’s […]

West Africa

Ghana: Francis Osei-Bonsu v. Attorney-General

Published: 15/May/2024
Source: Supreme Court of Ghana

Supreme Court judgment ruling that persons with dual citizenship can be appointed as Chief Justice, Chief Directors and other positions. Download PDF : Osei-Bonsu-v-AG_GHASC2024