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South African biometric grant system suspended to end public sector workers’ strike

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has suspended the use of its biometric system for social benefit payments after…

 

Integrated Biometrics tech enables anonymous mobile HIV testing in South Africa

South African non-governmental organization “Shout It Now” is using fingerprint sensors from Integrated Biometrics in its mobile testing vans to…

 

Social grants now delivered with biometric identity verification in South Africa

Magix Africa, DataProof and Fides Cloud Technologies are performing biometric identity verification and data management for the South African Post…

 

South Africa to launch ABIS, add face and iris to national identity system

South Africa has announced the launch of its new Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS), which will eventually use facial and…

 

Johannesburg announced as host city of ID4Africa 2019

ID4Africa Executive Chairman Dr. Joseph Atick told a standing-room only crowd at Abuja International Conference Centre that Johannesburg, South Africa…

 

South Africa introducing electronic visas

South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs (DHA) confirmed that the first phase of the electronic visa system will be piloted…

 

Bytes Systems Integration to provide biometric technology to South Africa Post Office

Bytes Systems Integration (BSI) has won contracts worth R220 million (roughly US$18.5 million) to supply biometric technology to the South…

 

Ideco to release identity-as-a-service and national user ID mobile app

South African biometrics firm Ideco will soon introduce its new Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) and national user ID (nuID) mobile app ecosystem…

 

South African Fraud Prevention Service launches shared imposter voicebank

In an effort to lower fraudulent transactions in local call centers, The South African Fraud Prevention Service (SAFPS) is launching…

 

Bytes Systems Integration launches biometrics-as-a-service solution

South African IT services provider Bytes Systems Integration has launched cloud-based biometric solution BioVault, according to a report by IT…

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