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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 […]

White Paper on Citizenship, Immigration and Refugees: White Paper on Citizenship, Immigration and Refugee Protection: Towards A Complete Overhaul of the Migration System in SA

Published: 17/Apr/2024
Source: South Africa Department of Home Affairs

Government Gazette Vol. 706 No. 50530, 17 April 2024 STATEMENT OF THE MINISTER OF HOME AFFAIRS ON THE WHITE PAPER ON CITIZENSHIP, IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE PROTECTION: TOWARDS A COMPLETE OVERHAUL OF THE MIGRATION SYSTEM IN SOUTH AFRICA “The ANC-led government […]

Press Statement on the release of the final White Paper on Citizenship, Immigration and Refugee Protection: Towards a complete overhaul of the Migration System in South Africa

Published: 17/Apr/2024
Source: South African Department of Home Affairs

The Director-General of the Department of Home Affairs; Commissioner: Border Management Authority; Members of the Refugee Appeal Authority; Members of the Standing Committee on Refugee Affairs; Senior Management of the Department of Home Affairs; Journalists of various media houses; All […]

Nigeria’s NIMC introducing one multi-purpose digital ID card, not three

Published: 15/Apr/2024
Source: Biometric Update

By Ayang Macdonald The National Identity Management Commission of Nigeria (NIMC) has clarified that only one new digital ID card with multiple functions will be introduced in the coming days. This information is contained in a factsheet posted by the […]

National ID card issue hangs over planned South Sudanese elections

Published: 12/Apr/2024
Source: Voice of America

By Sheila Ponnie Juba, South Sudan — Since gaining independence in 2011, South Sudanese residents have been working to build their country, the world’s youngest nation. However, many citizens fear a technicality — the lack of a required National Identification […]