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ECOWAS pushes regional biometric ID card adoption to bring down travel, business barriers

Members of some women groups in border communities between Senegal and Guinea Bissau (the sene-Gambia zone) have received biometric national…

 

ECOWAS seeks consultant for regional biometric ID card transition roadmap

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is calling for expressions of interest from consulting firms to develop a…

 

ECOWAS talks travel, trade benefits of regional biometric ID card in Cote d’Ivoire

Cote d’Ivoire is the latest member of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to host a workshop meant…

 

ECOWAS drums importance of regional biometric ID card for The Gambia in integration push

The Economic and Monetary Community of West African States (ECOWAS) recently undertook a sensitization tour to The Gambia to reiterate…

 

ECOWAS Commission urges remaining 9 member states to issue biometric regional ID card

The President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Omar Touray, has revealed that just 6 out…

 

ECOWAS to fast-track regional ID card project to boost financial inclusion, integration

The World Bank-supported West Africa Unique Identification for Regional Integration and Inclusion (WURI) programme is set to enjoy new impetus…

 

Task force recommends biometric visas to strengthen security at ECOWAS borders

A task force working on ECOVISA — a project which seeks to harmonize visa processes, procedures and costs within the…

 

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…

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