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ECOWAS, Nigeria look to ease travel with biometric card, faster passport issuance

The Federal Government of Nigeria is to launch a new passport application process that will dramatically speed up the procedure…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometrics for ECOWAS free movement, widespread passport reform

Neighbors Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire have come to the fore this week. The two members of the Economic Community of…

 

IOM to raise awareness of ECOWAS biometric ID card for regional travel

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched a cross-border public education program to raise awareness of the ECOWAS National…

 

Nigeria moves to implement biometric ECOWAS card with $41M MoU

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the Nigerian government’s Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) and Euphoria Press…

 

Five ECOWAS member states select SPS for biometric national ID cards

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has been carrying out a document standardization project to enable interoperability between…

 

Distribution of ECOWAS Biometric ID Cards to begin in January 2016

The Chairman of the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) Commission, Kadre Desire Ouedraogo, recently presented samples of the…

 

Optimism reigns in biometrics market as post-pandemic agendas take shape

Dramatic revenue growth is forecast for the next five years in biometrics and in digital identity, and the market has…

 

Ghana Card to function as full biometric passport under government plan

Ghanaians may soon be able to use the national biometric ID card as an international travel document, even beyond the…

 

Togo launches tender for national biometric identification scheme

The National Agency for Identification of Togo (ANID) has launched an international call to tender for the design, supply, installation…

 

Togo readies for biometric ID launch with awareness-raising campaign

Togo is preparing for the launch of its national biometric ID scheme by planning an awareness-raising campaign. The Ministry of…

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