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Conference proposes biometrics-based documentation for Central African Republic refugees

Six countries hosting forcibly displaced persons from the Central African Republic (CAR) have agreed to takes steps aimed at issuing…

 

South Africans get their chance to comment on national ID bill

The Republic of South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs is inviting public comments on its draft National Identification and Registration…

 

Nearly half of African countries lack proper safeguards for biometric data collection

New research by ICT think tank CIPESA has exposed how many African governments collect, store and manage biometric data of…

 

Democratic Republic of Congo to launch biometric population register by 2020

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is to launch a biometric ID system and population register by 2020 according to…

 

Ethiopia to give refugees digital ID to improve living conditions

Ethiopia is planning to issue digital ID to refugees, in what could be the first program of its kind to…

 

Smart Engines upgrades document scanning for high accuracy in digital data formats

An upgraded version of Smart Engines’ artificial intelligence-based solutions for scanning ID cards, driver’s licenses, passports, credit cards, barcodes, accounting…

 

Biometric vaccination cards now available for Cameroonian travellers

The head of the Yaounde international vaccination centre, a structure under the Ministry of Public Health of Cameroon, Dr. Ntsobe…

 

Cameroon begins pilot to issue 6k biometric ID cards to CAR refugees

Authorities in Cameroon have launched a project that seeks to deliver biometric identity cards to refugees from its eastern neighbor,…

 

$86M DRC biometric driving license deal for Otojuste amid choppy contracting

Little-known Congolese company Otojuste has won a US$86 million public-private partnership contract with DRC’s Transport Ministry to produce the country’s…

 

Biometric registration programs announced, commenced, disrupted and debated across Africa

Nationwide biometric voter registration is underway in Ghana where the head of the electoral commission shares the rate of voters…

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