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Somalia launching foundational biometric identity program

Somalian government officials met recently with officials from the World Bank, USAID, and other development partners to discuss the progress…

 

IOM installing 10-digit fingerprint readers at Somalian ports of entry

The UN Migration Agency (IOM) has begun installing ten-digit fingerprint readers at the first two of eight Somalian ports of…

 

Biometrics ensure that World Bank support goes to civil servants in Somalia

After 23 years of absence, the World Bank Group has reengaged in Somalia with a new Multi-Partner Fund for Somalia…

 

UN Approves funding to support anti-piracy efforts in Somalia, includes biometrics

The United Nations Trust Fund for the Fight against Piracy has recently approved a package of projects in support of anti-piracy…

 

Identification from a safe distance trends this week in biometrics news

Biometrics solutions for safe work and financial transactions continue to be launched, and increasingly rolled out, as the world plans…

 

Biometrics companies and financial services continue contactless courtship

Biometrics and digital ID solutions for safe work and financial transactions continue to be launched, and increasingly rolled out, as…

 

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…

 

Africans assess national biometric projects as Thales enters digital ID talks with DRC

There is a sense of reflection in Nigeria over the country’s ambitions to provide ID to all, with multiple reports…

 

Biometrics in Africa this week: Idemia suspension in Kenya overturned, local solutions sought for cybercrime

Kenya’s biometric past and present are covered this week from multiple angles. Its electoral commission will continue to use the…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: politics, ecommerce, Covid-19 biometric capture bans

Covid-19 continues to impact biometric systems across Africa. After initial reports in previous weeks of systems being suspended to reduce…

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