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Digital ID in Africa this week: biometrics for ECOWAS free movement, widespread passport reform

Neighbors Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire have come to the fore this week. The two members of the Economic Community of…

 

IOM to raise awareness of ECOWAS biometric ID card for regional travel

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched a cross-border public education program to raise awareness of the ECOWAS National…

 

Nigeria moves to implement biometric ECOWAS card with $41M MoU

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the Nigerian government’s Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) and Euphoria Press…

 

Five ECOWAS member states select SPS for biometric national ID cards

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has been carrying out a document standardization project to enable interoperability between…

 

Distribution of ECOWAS Biometric ID Cards to begin in January 2016

The Chairman of the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) Commission, Kadre Desire Ouedraogo, recently presented samples of the…

 

Could Nigeria’s biometrics-backed BVN show other countries the way for business loans?

Biometrically-secured finance could offer more financing options to help small businesses grow. Nigeria’s biometric Banking Verification Number (BVN) system provides…

 

Innovatrics biometrics remove 200,000 ineligible voters from electoral rolls in Guinea

The use of facial recognition technology from Innovatrics in Guinea’s biometric voter registration program has allowed the system to be reused…

 

Biometric passports made an election promise by Ghana’s incumbent party

Ghana could be getting biometric passports soon, as the incumbent New Patriotic Party’s (NPP’s) 2020 policy platform includes a plan…

 

Verify my life: could a Nigerian problem lead to a global trust solution?

A Nigerian identity verification company is building a way to confirm details of an increasing number of Nigerians’ lives, way…

 

Bitventure, VerifyMe, CompuLynx offer new digital ID and biometrics solutions to African market

Reporting by Reuters reveals how not only is the DRC not renewing its biometric passport contract with Semlex in June,…

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