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Nigeria moves to implement biometric ECOWAS card with $41M MoU

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the Nigerian government’s Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) and Euphoria Press…

 

Telpo trademark registered in Nigeria

Guangdong, China-based retail smart device provider Telpo has successfully registered its trademark in Nigeria. The company notes a strong relationship…

 

Round Table of African Data Protection Authorities to launch at ID4Africa

ID4Africa will launch the Round Table of African Data Protection Authorities (RADPA) as a side meeting at the movement’s annual…

 

Kenya national biometric enrollment project reaches 8 million people

A nationwide mass biometric registration push by Kenya’s Interior Ministry for the country’s National Integrated Identity Management System (NIIMS) has…

 

ID4Africa welcomes two more UN agencies to advisory board

Representatives of the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) are joining the Advisory Board of…

 

Iris ID’s biometric time and attendance solution deployed at Dangote Cement manufacturing plants

Iris ID announced today it has provided Nigerian multinational industrial conglomerate Dangote Group a biometric time and attendance solution for…

 

Tanzania selects HID Global to deploy electronic visa and permit service

The government of Tanzania has selected HID Global’s citizen ID solutions to add electronic visa and permit capabilities to its…

 

Kenya completes biometric data collection of police as public registration exercise set to begin

The roll out of Kenya’s new National Police Service Information Management System is now complete showing that the service has…

 

Biometric verification required for Namibian pension fund recipients

Namibia’s Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) now requires that recipients receiving a monthly pension benefit from GIPF register their biometrics…

 

Kenya MPs push back on plan to drop use of biometric system in national census

Some members of the Parliament of Kenya have spoken out about the government’s decision to not involve the use of…

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