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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.

 

Cubox scores high mark in NIST paperless travel test, airport biometrics to grow four-fold

Cubox has scored the best result in the latest National Institute for Science and Technology Facial Recognition Vendor Test (NIST…

 

Mississippi plans digital ID, Utah’s GET Group mDLs accepted for booze

Mobile digital IDs continue to advance at the U.S. state level, with Mississippi the latest to unveil its intentions for…

 

SITA makes Digital Travel Declaration free for governments as travel ramps back up

Air transport communications and IT provider SITA has mode its Digital Travel Declaration solution through which passengers can share their…

 

Nigerian digital ID registrations reach 66M, SIM linkage deadline extended

Nigeria’s federal government says at least 66 million citizens and legal residents have now completed the enrollment of their biometrics…

 

Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana share digital ID success stories in ID4Africa Livecast

The level of progress so far attained by Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana in the implementation of their respective digital identity…

 

VerifyMe Nigeria’s VeriFind surpasses 200K address verifications for KYC, AML in 2021

VerifyMe Nigeria says it has conducted over 200,000 Tier III digital address verifications this year using its real-time digital ID…

 

Identity expert dissects biometric authentication failures and how to overcome them

Development economist, biometrics expert and ID4Africa Advisory Board member Dr. Alan Gelb has explained the various ways through which biometric…

 

Philippines seeks financial inclusion, digital ID expected to reach 50M this year

Filipino authorities have projected that up to 50 million citizens will be registered for the biometrics-embedded PhilID card by the…

 

Biometrics investment continues as global market forecast to surpass $84B by 2026

Ondato has extended its seed funding round by €3.6 million (approximately US$4.2 million) in the latest biometrics investment announcement, just as…

 

U.S. Senate Bill seeks protection for biometrics, other AI data

Data collected through Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based systems including face biometrics technologies could soon get better protection in the United States…

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