Huduma Namba

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In our data-driven world, legal identity is important

Legal Identity is etched in the blueprints of almost all the governments today, and Target 16.9 of the Sustainable Development Goals aims to provide legal identity for all including free birth registrations by the year 2030.

Huduma Namba ready in a month

Kenya's government has said that it will start issuing unique Huduma Nambas to citizens in a month. Thereafter electronic cards containing a citizen's data will will be issued, these will contain all data held by different government organizations in Kenya.

Kenya allegedly going to sell citizen data

Concerns around Kenya's government selling citizen data to the highest bidder have surfaced.

Kenya's Huduma Namba mess

Why would a government need a new number (Huduma Namba) when there is already an existing unique identifier in Kenya?