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Nigeria deploying biometric tech to support flood victims

In an effort to properly identity and assist internally displaced persons (IDP) affected by recent flooding in the country, the…

 

Sierra Leone Correctional Service deploys biometric registration system from Fix Solution

Fix Solution (SL) Ltd. and the Sierra Leone Correctional Service (SLCS) collaborated to introduce a biometric registration system for convicted…

 

Papersoft and Integrated Biometrics selected to address financial inclusion in Nigeria

The Nigerian Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS) has selected Papersoft and Integrated Biometrics as technology partners under the country’s Financial Inclusion…

 

Five ECOWAS member states select SPS for biometric national ID cards

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has been carrying out a document standardization project to enable interoperability between…

 

ID4Africa issues call for presentations for 5th annual event

ID4Africa has issued a call for proposals for presentations at the movement’s annual summit next year in Johannesburg, South Africa,…

 

Government and UNHCR complete huge biometric refugee registration program in Uganda

A countrywide biometric identity verification program for more than a million asylum-seekers and refugees in Uganda has been completed by…

 

Ipsidy signs distributor for African and Indian Ocean markets

Ipsidy today announced that Safetrade Africa, a technology development company specializing in payment processing in secure environments, will offer Ipsidy’s…

 

Gambia’s biometric ID cards ready for distribution October 1

The Gambian National ID card will be rolled out to the public beginning October 1st, 2018. Adama Barrow, President of…

 

Kenyan police launch facial recognition on urban CCTV network

Kenya’s National Police Service (NPS) has launched a facial recognition system for CCTV cameras installed along major roads and highways…

 

UNICEF Associate Director and Global Chief of Child Protection Cornelius Williams joins ID4Africa Board

ID4Africa has officially announced the addition of UNICEF Associate Director and Global Chief of Child Protection Cornelius Williams to its…

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