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Uganda biometric refugee registration program faces scale and funding hurdles

Uganda’s biometric registration program for refugees in the country has verified the identity of 11,684 out of an estimated 1.4…


Somaliland election saw Iris ID technology deployed

Somaliland’s presidential election in November was the world’s first national election to use iris recognition to register and identify voters….


Malaysia asks UNHCR for refugee biometric data

The Malaysian government has called on the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to share its database of approximately…


U.S. prosecutors request to use voice recognition evidence in trial to identify voices of terrorists

U.S. prosecutors are requesting to use evidence taken from biometric voice recognition software in a trial of three reputed members…


Biometric identification news from Uganda, Kenya and Nigeria

Uganda to Procure Biometric Passport System Uganda’s directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control has started the process of procuring electronic…


Somaliland set to replace handwritten passports with electronic documents in 2014

The Republic of Somaliland says it’s set to replace its handwritten passports with new electronic documents as soon as early…


Canada to mandate biometric collection from visa applicants in 29 countries

As reported previously in, beginning in 2013, Canada will require biometric information from nationals of 29 different countries when applying…

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