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Economic Community of West African States biometric identity card program to launch in 2016

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) biometric identity card program will launch in 2016. Previously reported, leaders within…

 

Biometric identification news from Uganda, Kenya and Nigeria

Uganda to Procure Biometric Passport System Uganda’s directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control has started the process of procuring electronic…

 

Securiport provides biometric immigration control system to reduce spread of the Ebola virus

Securiport announced it is providing advanced biometric screening technologies to aid government and health organizations in reducing the spread of…

 

Biometric registration for HIV patients in Kenya mandatory

The Kenyan government will enforce a new rule starting in January that makes it mandatory for all HIV/AIDS patients living…

 

Electoral Commission of Ghana hosts conference on using biometrics for election management

The Association of African Election Authorities (AAEA) is currently hosting a three-day conference dedicated to applying and sustaining biometric technology…

 

Namibian Biometric Research Lab publishes list of biometric e-voting criteria ahead of presidential election

The Biometric Research Laboratory has published a list of electronic voting selection criteria, ahead of Namibia’s upcoming biometric election. According…

 

Experts encourage African governments, firms to examine biometric risks

An African biometrics consultancy recently outlined the risks of biometric adoption for African governments and commercial concerns in an article…

 

Gambia reconfirms issuance of biometric passports

The West African nation of Gambia has reiterated its plans to replace its machine-readable passports with biometric passports. Interior Minister…

 

Nigerian engineers push for biometrics in upcoming election

Nigeria could become the next African country to use biometric technology to enroll voters and count votes on election day….

 

Lumidigm, Fulcrum Biometrics participate in African vaccination program

Lumidigm and Fulcrum Biometrics have announced their participation in an African program through VaxTrac, which aims to reduce vaccine waste and ensure…

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