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Mauritius’ digital ID system success story showcased in ID4Africa livecast

The island Republic of Mauritius has had significant success in implementing a digital ID system for its citizens, and how…

 

ID4Africa Livecast – Spotlight on the identity ecosystem of Mauritius

ID4Africa Livecast – Spotlight on the identity ecosystem of Mauritius Online February 11, 2021, Time: 13:30 – 15:30 GMT Following…

 

Mauritius set to introduce biometric ID cards

The Mauritius Government is set to issue new biometric smart ID cards, set to cost the country roughly $40 million….

 

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…

 

Challenging biometrics use in 4 not-at-all-easy steps

Acknowledging history is running against anyone opposing national biometric identity systems, a partisan privacy nonprofit has published a sizable guide…

 

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…

 

ID4Africa webinar shows gradual shift of digital ID systems in Africa towards individual control beginning

Should national identity schemes, biometrics-backed or otherwise, use a single unique digital ID number to identify people for different services,…

 

Biometric voter list in Ghana draws long lines and criticism, ID4Africa webinar series launch a hit

Innovation from and for the continent is one running theme in this week’s African biometrics news round-up, while issues around…

 

Fingerprint safety, advanced biometrics and data protection landscape discussed by ID4Africa panel

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted biometrics-backed identity programs and exacerbated difficulties felt by Africa’s most vulnerable populations, but government identity…

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