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Kenyan police launch facial recognition on urban CCTV network

Kenya’s National Police Service (NPS) has launched a facial recognition system for CCTV cameras installed along major roads and highways…

 

Safaricom considers fingerprint biometrics for SIM registration

Safaricom, a leading mobile network operator in Kenya, is considering using biometrics to reduce SIM fraud. Chief executive Bob Collymore…

 

Kenya set to launch national biometric registration to improve government services and security

Kenya’s Federal Government will begin a national biometric registration program this year, at an estimated cost of Sh3 billion (US$30…

 

OT-Morpho denies claims Kenyan biometric voting system was hacked

OT-Morpho has denied claims that the biometric electronic system it provided the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to identify…

 

Safran technology to verify and authenticate voters in Kenya election

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has appointed Safran Identity & Security to provide the biometric technology needed to…

 

Kenyan electoral commission to deploy over 7,000 biometric voter registration kits for exercise

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission said it will deploy over 7,000 Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) kits for the 15-day…

 

Biometric voter technology may postpone Kenya’s election preparations

Kenya’s Electoral Commission has warned the country that political pressures regarding biometric voter technology may potentially postpone preparations for the…

 

IriTech showcasing how biometric security solutions can ensure child safety

IriTech will be sponsoring the Kids Personal Safety Event organized by Safe Kidz in Kenya at the end of August…

 

Kenya universities and colleges to capture biometric data of all students

Kenya’s Education Cabinet Secretary has directed universities and colleges to capture biometric data of all students within the next 120…

 

UKAid to conduct biometrics registration exercise for 3,000 Kenyan schoolchildren

UKAid is supporting the Adolescent Girls Initiative- Kenya (AGI-Kenya) to conduct a biometric registration exercise in which it will register…

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