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Militarization driving biometrics adoption by UK police and border agencies, report argues

UK border and law enforcement agencies have adopted biometrics not just for forensic purposes but as a surveillance tool to…

 

Kenyans’ efforts to improve digital ID prominent among Good ID Awards

The Good ID Awards for 2021 have been announced, with four winners in each Accountability, Inclusion, Privacy and Security. The…

 

Urgent call to erase biometric, digital ID databases in Afghanistan

Biometric and digital identity projects created to foster inclusion and security in Afghanistan may now lead to the very opposite,…

 

Balancing the ‘power over’ and ‘power to’ when it comes to biometrics and humanitarian aid

Incessant debate in research circles about how best to deliver global humanitarian aid is not pausing when it comes to…

 

GSMA recommends careful digital identity use for more effective subsidy programs

Programs where subsidies for utilities or other essentials can be delivered via a direct link to a digital identity or…

 

Biometrics Institute, ID4Africa, ID2020, Amber and NIST host online events this month

Biometrics Institute Congress 2020 continues online with sessions on ‘The Power of Digital ID – Authentication in Digital Trust Frameworks’ and…

 

Smartmatic wins Uganda biometric voter registration kit contract with $22.4M bid

After last week’s special report on Nigeria and Ghana, we cast our biometrics news net across the African continent again…

 

Government biometrics programs and national ID card contracts in Africa need more transparency

This week’s events show a wide variance in the success of biometrics projects, and the diverse nature of digital ID…

 

Biometric registration programs announced, commenced, disrupted and debated across Africa

Nationwide biometric voter registration is underway in Ghana where the head of the electoral commission shares the rate of voters…

 

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…

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