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Mühlbauer biometric tax ID cards for Congo, beta app problems for Africa’s largest digital ID system

Nigeria’s biometrics-backed ID ambitions have taken another twist as more people try the new government app to manage their identities…

 

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…

 

Gemalto to establish biometric register for Congo government

The Democratic Republic of Congo has contracted Gemalto to help the electoral body compile a biometric register and to conduct…

 

Semlex chosen for new Congolese passport

The Democratic Republic of Congo has chosen Semlex for the establishment of an identification management system and production of the…

 

IOM deploys biometric verification project to help displaced people in Congo

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) recently began its biometric verification exercise of internally displaced people (IDPs) during food assistance…

 

Biometric projects to fight fraud and corruption in Africa need to avoid the same traps

Allegations against Semlex in Africa continue to mount as a new exposé of the Belgian firm’s dealings comes to light, this…

 

Biometric documents and mobile verification market matures with next-generation technologies

Biometric identity documents and mobile digital ID were main themes of the week’s top biometrics news, with a new capability…

 

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…

 

Contactless biometrics hit fever pitch and fingerprint payment cards reach milestone

The top biometrics and digital ID stories this week were dominated by fingerprints for contactless payments and facial recognition for…

 

Africans assess national biometric projects as Thales enters digital ID talks with DRC

There is a sense of reflection in Nigeria over the country’s ambitions to provide ID to all, with multiple reports…

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