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Task force recommends biometric visas to strengthen security at ECOWAS borders

A task force working on ECOVISA — a project which seeks to harmonize visa processes, procedures and costs within the…

 

ECOWAS, Nigeria look to ease travel with biometric card, faster passport issuance

The Federal Government of Nigeria is to launch a new passport application process that will dramatically speed up the procedure…

 

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…

 

SADC to begin production of biometric passports for staff with Botswana facilities

The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has concluded a deal with the government of Botswana to begin…

 

How digital identity could unlock Nigeria’s economic and social potential

The potential benefit that digital identity could bring to financial services, e-commerce and government in Nigeria are explored in a…

 

Confusion greets Ghana Card PKD inclusion announcement by ICAO

A development this past week suggesting that Ghana’s national biometric ID card dubbed Ghana Card has been okayed by the…

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