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These are measures Africa is taking to protect integrity of elections & democracy from digital threats

The Kofi Annan Commission has called on governments, businesses and civil societies to protect democracy from digital threats. As voters from over 15 African countries head to the polls this year, Ory Okolloh, Director for Information at Omidyar Network joins CNBC Africa to explore ways Africa can protect the integrity of its democracy and elections from digital threats.

Omidyar Network’s Magdi Amin on creating good digital IDs to drive Africa’s growth

Digital security and online safety is becoming increasingly important across the continent. Magdi Amin of Omidyar Network, spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi on the back of the ID4Africa conference, about how they are investing in firms that will help more Africans create digital identities.