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Biometrics companies and financial services continue contactless courtship

Biometrics and digital ID solutions for safe work and financial transactions continue to be launched, and increasingly rolled out, as…

 

Nigeria shows biometric flexibility, slow progress on voter registers continues across Africa

Biometric voting, and the registration required, are once again proving problematic in several African countries. Somalia will miss its target…

 

Biometrics for charity in Nigeria, electoral audit demand in Malawi, WURI funding for West Africa

While in recent weeks the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic led to the disabling of biometric systems based on fears of spreading…

 

Firms expand African biometrics coverage, COVID-19 aid raises data protection concerns

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across Africa, public and private reactions also continue to develop. Noticeable this week…

 

Coronavirus becomes Africa’s new biometric election registration variable, Côte d’Ivoire ID signup slow

Biometric voter registers require biometric voter registration. Neighboring Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire are both due to go to biometrically secured…

 

Liveness detection, FIDO2 and RSA grab headlines but Idex Biometrics tops this week’s news

RSA Conference managed to go ahead this week, and grabbed a fair share of headlines, as did FIDO2 and passwordless…

 

Biometrics and digital ID across Africa this week: mass enrollments, closed borders and system failures

While Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Chad either launched or announced mass enrollments for biometric civil registrations, the system in…

 

Biometric digital identification initiatives by country

Biometric Update offers a comprehensive directory of digital identification initiatives in developing nations to assist information-gathering by government employees, companies…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Nigeria extends biometric registration, Kenyan groups call for scrutiny

With the biggest digital ID job to do in Africa in terms of population size, Nigeria dominates the identity agenda…

 

Africa’s nascent data protection community members share their vision

Members from the first in-person gathering of what could become a pan-African data protection council, and the first time focusing…

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