Articles By Ayang Macdonald

Ayang Macdonald is a freelance journalist based in Yaounde, Cameroon. He boasts 10 years of professional experience in journalism in which he has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Buea in South western Cameroon. He is a versatile reporter with interest in ICTs, innovation, digital entrepreneurship, defense and military, politics, economy, health and environment, humanitarian issues and sports.

The government of the Australian State of New South Wales has appointed 18 members to the Digital Identity Ministerial Advisory…

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Brazil’s Bahia State contracts $131M facial recognition system to tackle criminality

Bahia State Governor Rui Costa has okayed the disbursement of funds for the deployment of a facial recognition surveillance system…

 

Remark, CyberLink report strong biometric test grades, Innovatrics touts FRVT value

Remark Holdings says its latest biometric algorithm was among the top five ranked for accuracy with masked faces during a…

 

Nigerian States begin biometric registration for voters, stalemate persists in Liberia

Nigeria’s Lagos and Osun States have begun biometric data collection within the framework of the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise…

 

Dutch companies merge to provide digital identity for European enterprises

Dutch companies Onegini and iWelcome have merged to become OneWelcome, which is currently providing digital identity services to more than…

 

Nigeria biometric enrollment for digital ID nears 60M on telco boost

Nigeria’s federal government says well over 59 million people have now been biometrically enrolled for the National Identification Number (NIN)…

 

UN-supported digital ID, KYC project to boost financial inclusion in Malawi

A project to help the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) put in place a unified database of digital ID and…

 

Airside rolls out biometric digital health pass, Amadeus integrates IBMs

Airside‘s fully integrated digital health pass solution has launched, allowing people to use biometrics to secure and easily access their…

 

Youverify digital wallet promises biometric security for individuals and businesses in Africa

Youverify, a Lagos-based biometric identity verification company, has rolled out an all-in-one digital identity wallet that enables individuals to preserve…

 

Aidentity, UGS partner on digital ID enrollment of Nigerians in Europe

Aidentity has agreed to offer its biometric and technical services to UGS Technologies for the enrollment of Nigerians living in the…

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