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Africans assess national biometric projects as Thales enters digital ID talks with DRC

There is a sense of reflection in Nigeria over the country’s ambitions to provide ID to all, with multiple reports…

 

Back to the ballots for biometrics in Africa: 1M dead on Ghana electoral roll, Zambia rushes biometric verification

Back to the ballots for biometrics news headlines across Africa this week. In Ghana, parliament has approved a measure that…

 

Germany bans passport photo morphing to prevent biometric spoofs at border checks

The German government is banning passport photo morphing, which can be used to assign multiple identities to a single passport…

 

Trinidad and Tobago, Korea, and Belarus governments advance ID credential plans

The Roadmap to Recovery team within Trinidad and Tobago’s government has recommended fast-tracking the country’s digital identity plans to support…

 

Bitventure, VerifyMe, CompuLynx offer new digital ID and biometrics solutions to African market

Reporting by Reuters reveals how not only is the DRC not renewing its biometric passport contract with Semlex in June,…

 

New National Bank of Ukraine UAPassportReader mobile app scans document biometrics

The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) announced it has released a mobile application for reading information from biometric government credentials…

 

Biometrics support financial services efficiency in Malawi, Nigeria and Ghana as UNHCR ramps up in Niger

The biometrics business continues as normal in parts of Africa. A new ePassport agency opens in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, despite…

 

Airport security wants a good look at travelers … from a distance

New biometrics systems and security protocols are being assembled in Australia in anticipation of the eventual return of normal air…

 

Ukrainian IDs go digital, biometric passports available in Diia mobile application

The Ukrainian government has approved a resolution for digital passports with biometrics to be issued to all Ukrainians in the…

 

SuperCom wins $1M e-Gov contract from national government customer

SuperCom has won a nearly $1 million contract with a national government customer for its e-Gov division, with a possibility…

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