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South Africa’s planned child biometric registration stirs privacy concerns

The proposed new policy in South Africa which seeks to have some biometric features of babies captured at birth in…

 

South Africa considers new biometric child registration policy to fight identity theft

South Africa’s department of home affairs (DHA) has recommended that children again undergo a biometric registration process at the age…

 

South Africa plans biometric database integration to boost digital ID for service delivery

South Africa’s government has approved the Official Identity Management Policy, which would integrate the national population register with the biometric…

 

South Africa & DRC: Government biometrics contracts raise mismanagement concerns

Changes to government contracts with private contractors and their partners have come under scrutiny in two countries this week. In…

 

South Africa urged to adopt biometrics amid growing ID fraud

There have been recommendations from various quarters for the South African government to adopt biometric technology in order to stem…

 

Biometric digital identity can preserve remote exam integrity for South Africa’s universities

This is a guest post by Tshepo Magoma, a Yoti Digital Identity Fellow. The pandemic continues to open several opportunities for digital…

 

Corruption imposes additional barrier to digital identity in South Africa

This is a guest post by Tshepo Magoma, a Yoti Digital Identity Fellow. The level of corruption is the biggest stumbling block…

 

Secure digital identity takes on new importance for South Africans amid lockdowns

This is a guest post by Tshepo Magoma, a Yoti Digital Identity Fellow. With the fast spread of COVID-19, South Africa…

 

Biometric electronic signatures for digital ID verification introduced in India, South Africa

Financial services company IDSign has released a biometric mobile platform for digital ID age verification and signing, writes CNBC TV…

 

South African institute warns against biometrics outstripping laws as SIA launches ethical principles

The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) in Pretoria, South Africa writes that in their rush to deploy facial recognition and…

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