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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.

 

Western Australia integrates digital ID with all-in-one ServiceWA app

The Government of the state of Western Australia (WA) has launched a digital ID app dubbed ServiceWA which it says…

 

Biometrics and digital ID providers announce awards, distinctions

A series of awards and recognitions has been snapped up by biometrics and digital identity providers, in celebration of some…

 

Kenya sets date for last phase biometric voter registration ahead of August polls

In under a week, the second and final phase of the Enhanced Continuous Voter Registration (ECVR) in Kenya will kick…

 

New biometric digital ID system in South Africa to enhance service delivery, security

A new biometric-based digital identity system dubbed NIS, currently being developed in South Africa, will go a long way in…

 

Interpol program for fighting terrorism through biometrics deployed in Cameroon

The International Police Organization, Interpol, says it has deployed its Project First to Cameroon to enable law enforcement officers in…

 

Track record of biometric Ghana SIM re-registration provider comes under scrutiny

At a time when many Ghanaians have been expressing frustration with the biometric capture process for a government-ordered SIM card…

 

Health-scanning camera with facial recognition launched by Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has unveiled HealthCam, a facial recognition health monitoring system that can track an individual’s heart beat rate,…

 

India’s new biometric passport now ready for rollout, $1B service deal concluded

The new generation of biometric passports originally slated to launch broadly in 2021 is now set for rollout in India,…

 

Facial recognition thermometer procurement saga in Liberia continues

The Chairperson of Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) Davidetta Browne Lansanah is facing a writ of arrest after being indicted…

 

Ghanaians cry foul over stressful biometric SIM re-registration experience

Many Ghanaians who have to stand on long queues to have their biometrics captured for the SIM re-registration drive directed…

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