WINDHOEK, (Xinhua) --
Namibia’s Ministry of Home Affairs and
Immigration will co-host the 3rd annual government
forum on electronic identity management in Africa forum
alongside ID4Africa, from April 26-28 in Windhoek, Namibia.
spokesperson, Sacky Sakeus Kadhikwa on Wednesday told Xinhua
that over 700 delegates from all over the globe will grace the
occasion, where Namibia’s Vice-President Nicky Iyambo will
officially open proceedings.
Kadhikwa said the
annual meeting is a forum and expo focused on digital identity
and its applications for driving socio-economic development in
“It is held each
year in a different African country that will act as a host for
the event and it reunites, under one place,” he added.
Kadhikwa, this year’s event will run under the theme “Pathways
to Digital identity.”
website said the theme recognizes that while the end goal of
digital identity for all may be the same, the path for each
country to arrive there is different.
In 2016 the event
was hosted in Kigali, Rwanda.