An estimated 494 million people in sub-Saharan Africa have no form of legal identification. This is about 40% of the world’s total population without any form of recognized legal identification. How is Africa responding to this?
With almost 50 African Nations having issued e-passports, there has been a clear drive to spread the use of biometric-based identification across Africa in recent years.
As we look into 2022 and the years ahead, we believe that the rise of digital identities across Africa has just begun to take shape and we have the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of VerifyMe Nigeria, Esigie Aguele, to discuss how important this will be.