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Conference proposes biometrics-based documentation for Central African Republic refugees

Six countries hosting forcibly displaced persons from the Central African Republic (CAR) have agreed to takes steps aimed at issuing…

 

Deal sealed for face biometric boarding at two Brazilian airports

Brazilian airport operator Infraero and state-owned technology firm Serpro have concluded a technical cooperation agreement intended to see the production deployment…

 

$86M DRC biometric driving license deal for Otojuste amid choppy contracting

Little-known Congolese company Otojuste has won a US$86 million public-private partnership contract with DRC’s Transport Ministry to produce the country’s…

 

Solution providers battle for space as Africa’s biometrics market grows

The growing trend of African governments awarding contracts for the manufacturing of biometric credentials and building databases is attracting fresh…

 

Concerns raised in Zimbabwe as Semlex wins biometric passport contract

Some Zimbabweans, including political party officials, are raising worries following the award of a contract for the production of the…

 

Guinea selects Idemia for OSIA digital identity system to drive inclusion

Guinea’s National Agency for Economic and Social Inclusion (ANIES) plans to use a digital identity and biometrics management system based…

 

Digital ID boosted by global organizations and biometrics providers, proposed legislation

Biometrics in support of digital ID, and the growing momentum towards digital credentials in general made up the main theme…

 

South Africa & DRC: Government biometrics contracts raise mismanagement concerns

Changes to government contracts with private contractors and their partners have come under scrutiny in two countries this week. In…

 

Investigations identify the extent – and limitations – of Semlex’s political networks in Africa

The new offices for Semlex Côte d’Ivoire in the Cocody district of the commercial capital Abidjan Scrutiny of biometric credentials…

 

Biometric projects to fight fraud and corruption in Africa need to avoid the same traps

Allegations against Semlex in Africa continue to mount as a new exposé of the Belgian firm’s dealings comes to light, this…

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