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Biometric Update regularly writes articles about Africa. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news about Africa. Additional topics may be perused by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Solving four big identity issues in Africa: Day 2 of ID4Africa 2022

By Frank Hersey and Ayang Macdonald  How will we reach full birth registration by 2030? How can we stop borders…

 

ID is no longer just about identity: Day 1 of ID4Africa 2022

Since the last ID4Africa summit in Johannesburg, 2019, the world is a different place. The COVID-19 pandemic has also led…

 

Minister says Nigeria’s ambitious digital ID registry should be complete by 2025

Nigeria’s minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, says his country’s vision is to complete a…

 

Tech5 face biometrics integrated for onboarding to South African businesses

Tech5 has reached a deal with South Africa -based Contactable to provide its T5-AirSnap Face technology to add selfie biometrics…

 

CloudWalk has Zimbabwean’s face biometrics, but trust in voter roll still lacking

Step by slow step, China’s facial recognition firm CloudWalk Technology is getting nearer to a database of all Zimbabwean registered…

 

ID4Africa in-person return sees new high for countries represented, delegate seniority

ID4Africa returns to its roots as an annual in-person event this week in Marrakesh, Morocco, with the ID4Africa 2022 Annual…

 

Biometric SIM registration slows Kenyan mobile subscriptions, Namibia seeks a different path

After a chaotic period where of Kenya’s mobile phone users had to be biometrically enrolled, a report says the pace…

 

Daon, Gateway ID Africa team on biometric platform for financial inclusion

Inclusive technologies firm Gateway ID Africa is building a platform designed to help connect underserved people across Africa to public-…

 

All eyes on Marrakesh: what to expect as digital ID community returns to the ID4Africa summit

The ID4Africa 2022 Augmented General Meeting kicks off in Morocco on 15 June. With the theme of ‘Identity in context:…

 

SADC to begin production of biometric passports for staff with Botswana facilities

The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has concluded a deal with the government of Botswana to begin…

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