More than half of newborn babies in Kenya are still not registered

More than half of newborns are not registered despite spirited campaigns to enroll all children at birth, according to the Civil Registration Services Department. This means the Government misses out on data for about 600,000 children annually, which is crucial for national planning and coordination. Nationally, 1.2 million children are born annually, according to the […]

Liberia: National ID Registry to Issue Biometric Cards to Government Employees

The National Identification Registry is urging all employees and civil servants of government ministries and agencies to register and obtain their biometric ID cards to validate names on the government’s payroll. Speaking on Thursday April 5, 2018 at the regular press briefing of the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs, and Tourism in Monrovia, Director General […]

Basic Registry and Information System in Nigeria (BRISIN): one system to rule them all?

Over the years, the Nigerian Government has struggled to keep track of basic information and data of its citizens and residents which could be used for socio-economic planning and development purposes. The lack of a reliable grass root data and information infrastructure has led to some inadequacies in the realization of given government policies and […]

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