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India, Nigeria, Pakistan discuss sustainable financing for digital ID schemes with ID4Africa

Designing identity authorities based on business models which can generate funds for the proper functioning and sustainability of their systems…

 

iiDENTIFii secures $15M in funding to expand face biometric authentication across Africa

South Africa-based iiDENTIFii has secured 272 million South Africa Rand (approximately US$15.2 million) in a series A funding round to…

 

PayByFace expansion brings retail biometrics to South Africa, India, UAE, US

Romanian biometric firm PayByFace has deployed its face recognition-powered payment solutions in South Africa, India, UAE, and the U.S. The…

 

ID4Africa LiveCast Season 5 Premiere

ID4Africa LiveCast Season 5 Premiere Online September 28, 2022 Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind ID4Africa LiveCast Season 5 Premiere Episode featuring…

 

African nations must implement safeguards against humanitarian digital ID risks: researcher

African countries must put in place policies to ensure that personal data such as biometrics collected for humanitarian purposes are…

 

Africa needs biometric de-duplication, Smile Identity argues

Nobody loves an enticing promotional customer campaign more than an accomplished identity fraudster. That is as true in Africa as…

 

If the Kardashians bought biometric systems: South Africans bicker and battle over ABIS contract

The South African government has posted a lengthy tart reply to corruption accusations made by the shadow Home Affairs minister…

 

South Africa still waiting for biometric system upgrade after spending whole budgeted amount

South Africa paid out more than 280 million South African rand (approximately US$16.7 million) to EOH Holdings half a decade…

 

Researcher cautions African govts against biometric surveillance without proper legislation

African governments must press on with efforts to put in place robust data protection regulations if they continue to deploy…

 

Talk about digital ID by talking about services: ID4Africa 2022 workshop findings

“Word of mouth spreads faster than our official communications,” said Henock Ali of Ethiopia’s National ID Program during the feedback…

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