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South Africa rejigs its digital payments ecosystem to increase financial inclusion

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has published a national digital payments roadmap which proposes several novelties including the adoption…

 

Expansive facial recognition surveillance coming to Hong Kong, Bahrain, South Africa

The use of facial recognition technology for law enforcement has proven controversial, but not enough to deter authorities around the…

 

South Africa conducts biometric voter registration for prison inmates

Inmates being held at correctional facilities across South Africa will from today undergo biometric voter registration ahead of the country’s…

 

South Africa records 1M live birth registrations in 2022 with high rates in populated provinces

South Africa’s national statistics agency (Statistics South Africa, or Stats SA) has indicated that the rate of live birth registration…

 

South Africa fixes date for final round of voter registration ahead of 2024 general polls

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (EC) has fixed February 3 and 4, 2024 as date for the final round…

 

South African parliamentary delegates briefed on biometric ID card, passport issuance reforms

South Africa’s Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has told delegates of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), the country’s upper…

 

South Africa ramps up ID cards, passports collection ahead of biometric voter registration

The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) of South Africa has increased the number of working hours during two November weekends…

 

Biometrics for airport clearance get push in Germany, US, Singapore, South Africa

The use of biometrics and other automated systems for passenger and luggage management continues to enjoy steam at airports around…

 

US nearing ‘hypergrowth’ for South African authentication firm Entersekt

Entersekt, a South Africa-based transaction authentication software maker, says its fiscal 2023 performance in the United States “is nearing hypergrowth.”…

 

South African province deploys biometrics to identify unclaimed bodies, reduce crime

The government of South Africa’s smallest province, Gauteng, has launched a fingerprint biometrics system that will enable health authorities easily…

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