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Madagascar gets $143M World Bank boost to improve its digital ID management system

The island African nation of Madagascar is set to ameliorate its digital identity management system as well as digitize some…

 

Digital ID, KYC infrastructure critical for digital currency rollout, says IMF

An international agency is urging central banks to help strengthen national digital ID systems and make KYC requirements easier to…

 

Smart Engines reveals updated biometric SDK and two new demo apps for Android

Smart Engines has launched an update of its biometric software development kit (SDK), along with an update of its Smart Engines…

 

Philippines digital ID scheme to get boost with $600M World Bank loan

The government of the Philippines recently secured a World Bank loan to the tune of $600 million to help push…

 

Concerns raised in Zimbabwe as Semlex wins biometric passport contract

Some Zimbabweans, including political party officials, are raising worries following the award of a contract for the production of the…

 

Will Open APIs break digital ID vendor lock-in, usher in new opportunity? ID4Africa community debates

The great potential for national ID systems with Open APIs to improve digital economies while enhancing equality and security was…

 

Investigations identify the extent – and limitations – of Semlex’s political networks in Africa

The new offices for Semlex Côte d’Ivoire in the Cocody district of the commercial capital Abidjan Scrutiny of biometric credentials…

 

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…

 

Biometrics investments and a security fail top stories this week in digital ID

The discovery of a major biometric data security vulnerability at a Brazilian biometrics company and a handful of multi million-dollar…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: increasing CCTV surveillance, new ID document contracts

Madagascar and Zimbabwe seem to be shifting toward far greater government surveillance with public CCTV networks, according to reports this…

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