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The Future of Identity Management 


In June 2019, the Department of Home Affairs (DHA), the Ministry of Home Affairs, of the Republic of South Africa hosted the 5th Annual Meeting of the ID4Africa Movement (ID4Africa 2019) in Johannesburg. The discussions held have prompted this two-part series as we discuss identity and identity management. Here we detail the different forms that can be collected for verification and information storage and, suggest the best possible means for identity management in the nearest future. You can find all materials from the conference here. Read more…

The Future of Identity Management (2)


This is the second part of the two-part Identity Series. It narrows in on Nigeria’s part to play in fortifying personal data and suggests what can be done towards identity management. Read more…

 Creating a Data Economy


The world is a global village. The permeation of digitization, connectivity and the rapid advancements in technology has changed the global economy forever. It has revolutionized the generation and consumption of data in ways one cannot begin to quantify. The rise in the availability of data and sheer serviceability of data-driven insights has led to an inevitable data economy based on the generation of value using data that has been sourced via various means. Read more…