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Biometrics and digital ID in Africa: GenKey in Niger, Securiport in CAR, new reseller partner for Daon in SA

Heading into a new decade there’s a clear theme in Africa’s digital ID sphere: looming deadlines. First up is Tanzania’s…

 

ID4Africa 2020

ID4Africa 2020 June 2 – 4, 2020 Marrakesh, Morocco In its 6th consecutive year, the ID4Africa Annual Meeting and Expo…

 

2nd Annual Africa BFSI Innovation Summit

2nd Annual Africa BFSI Innovation Summit Nairobi, Kenya February 4 – 5, 2020 Focused on the theme “Transforming Innovation for…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: Ghana demonstrations, Tanzania SIM registration deadline

Biometrics are at the core of an issue leading opposition parties in Ghana to call for demonstrations and mass picketing…

 

Consumer electronics and Africa drive the top biometrics and digital ID stories of the week

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas drove many of this week’s top biometrics and digital ID news items…

 

Former Laxton exec joins Suprema ID to develop new business opportunities in Africa

In response to growing market demand, Suprema ID has appointed biometrics industry executive Paul Kennedy sales representative for the African…

 

ID4Africa Ambassador program expands again with new positions and nearly all African nations included

ID4Africa’s Ambassadors Program has reached 48 different countries across the continent, achieving practically complete engagement with governments across Africa, as…

 

CyFrica 2020

CyFrica 2020 Lagos, Nigeria February 25 – 26, 2020 Focused on the theme “Accelerating Cyber Security for a Safer Africa”,…

 

Biometrics in Africa: digital ID for humanitarian responses in Ethiopia and registration priorities in Nigeria

The use of biometrics by electoral commissions is once again at the fore in digital ID news in Africa. The…

 

Digital ID and biometrics in Africa: SIM blocks, biometric electoral roll disputes and an eKYC first for Libya

As 2019 draws to a close, Tanzania reaches – and pushes back – its December 31 biometric SIM registration after…

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