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Nigerian group suggests digital ID procurement needs more protection

The Public and Private Development Center (PPDC) — a civil society organization that monitors government procurements in Nigeria — says…

 

Nigeria resumes biometric voter registration, encourages online participation

Nigeria’s Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is continuing with the biometric voter enrollment process which it suspended in August…

 

Liberia’s move to introduce biometrics for 2023 polls receives acclaim

The African Youth Peer Review Committee (AYPRC), a pan-African youth organization, has hailed the decision by Liberia to introduce biometrics…

 

Trulioo expands Africa presence with Kenya biometric ID verification market entry

Kenya has become the latest country in Africa where Trulioo’s GlobalGateway biometric identity verification service has been extended to. An…

 

Simprints adds facial recognition to Mozambique land ownership records

Simprints is supplying a biometric identification layer to land tenure records as part of a project to create land ownership…

 

Biometric registration drive in Kenya for health insurance scheme

A mass biometric registration drive in Kenya to enroll citizens for a health insurance scheme in the Nyeri County recently…

 

Moving digital health passes from confusion to inclusion

Read this Biometric Update digital health pass report A recent three-part ID4Africa livecast event explored the challenge of establishing effective…

 

Cameroon unveils new details on biometric passport

Cameroon’s General Delegation for National Security (DGSN) has announced July 1 as the new date to commence production of the…

 

Togo launches tender for national biometric identification scheme

The National Agency for Identification of Togo (ANID) has launched an international call to tender for the design, supply, installation…

 

Guinea selects Idemia for OSIA digital identity system to drive inclusion

Guinea’s National Agency for Economic and Social Inclusion (ANIES) plans to use a digital identity and biometrics management system based…

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