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Gambia’s biometric ID cards ready for distribution October 1

The Gambian National ID card will be rolled out to the public beginning October 1st, 2018. Adama Barrow, President of…

 

Gambia restores Semlex contract for biometric national identity documents

Gambia’s Minister of Justice Ba Tambadou has announced that a contract between the country’s government and Semlex to provide the…

 

Gambia reconfirms issuance of biometric passports

The West African nation of Gambia has reiterated its plans to replace its machine-readable passports with biometric passports. Interior Minister…

 

Zetes gets contract for The Gambian biometric passport and border control eGate

Zetes has announced that it has just been awarded a fifteen-year contract to create biometric passports for The Gambia. According to…

 

The Gambia eyes biometric passport

Reports are emerging to suggest that The Gambia is set to introduce a biometric passport to its citizens. According to…

 

Gambian Biometric Identification Programme Progressing Well

The Gambian government has announced that its biometric identification system is establishing itself successfully with about 302,637 people enrolled and…

 

Biometrics adoption for touchless payments and pandemic recovery grows despite critical voices

Biometric payments and facial recognition joined pandemic recovery among the common threads in the week’s top biometrics news. Digital health…

 

Government biometrics programs and national ID card contracts in Africa need more transparency

This week’s events show a wide variance in the success of biometrics projects, and the diverse nature of digital ID…

 

Nigeria shows biometric flexibility, slow progress on voter registers continues across Africa

Biometric voting, and the registration required, are once again proving problematic in several African countries. Somalia will miss its target…

 

Biometrics and digital ID across Africa this week: registration for Nigeria SIMs, Zimbabwe public sector

After much criticism of Kenya’s Huduma Namba scheme, this week there is a call for further use of biometrics to…

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