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CSIR working on improving biometric ID techniques for minors

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), an African research and development organization, is developing a biometric identification system…

 

Advances in biometric technology could expand healthcare coverage in Africa

Advances in biometric technology are on the horizon which could be critical to the delivery of health services to many…

 

Improving African biometrics market boosts Nigerian identity plan

Nigeria’s relationship with biometrics and other vendors working on its National Identity Number (NIN) program has significantly improved, along with…

 

Liberian government begins issuance process of national biometric ID card

Liberia has begun the issuance process of its national biometric identification card, which citizens and foreign residents will use to…

 

African cross-border and regional identity management schemes reach distribution stage

The African Development Bank (AfDB) recently introduced its new fingerprint-embedded Laissez-Passer document at ID4Africa 2017 in Windhoek, Namibia. The travel…

 

ID4Africa 2017 wraps up with renewed commitment to digital identity for all Africans

ID4Africa 2017 came to a successful conclusion in Windhoek, Namibia, on Friday with a series of announcements and plenary sessions….

 

Nigeria announced as host country for ID4Africa 2018

Abuja, Nigeria will be host to ID4Africa 2018, organization Executive Chairman Dr. Joseph Atick announced during the final day of…

 

Deep stakeholder engagement marks day 2 of ID4Africa 2017

Day two of ID4Africa 2017 wrapped up with hundreds of delegates from dozens of African nations remaining deep in discussion…

 

Identity companies at ID4Africa expo hall embrace Africa’s challenges and opportunity

With approximately 45 percent of the world’s 1.1 billion people without legal identity living in Africa, according to new World…

 

ID4Africa movement grows 68 percent from 2016 to 2017

The number of attendees at ID4Africa’s annual forum has grown by 68 percent CAGR from 2016 to 2017, with growth…

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