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Uganda launches probe after suspected stolen ID documents uncovered in swamp

Ugandan authorities have begun an investigation into how bundles of valid national ID cards, passports, car number plates and other…

 

Serbia, Kosovo reach reciprocal deal to accept ID cards as travel documents

A series of digital ID credentials issued around the world that people can use to cross borders are going through…

 

Moscow airport announces 500,000 traveler milestone for biometric passport control

The Sheremetyevo Alexander S. Pushkin Airport (SVO) serving Moscow announced that more than 500,000 travelers have used its novel biometric…

 

Zimbabwe’s leader a controversial proponent of biometric IDs

It likely is not the endorsement that backers of digital national IDs would seek, but the controversial President of Zimbabwe…

 

Pakistani political ‘hecklers’ threatened with blocked biometric ID, bank accounts

Pakistan’s Interior Minister has warned that supporters of recently-ousted prime minister Imran Khan and his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party whose…

 

ID verification explainer: How does IDV tech work?

ID document validation technologies are tools designed to assist companies and governments in establishing the authenticity of documents. IDVTs typically…

 

Lessons in informing public about digital ID from Jamaica and Singapore

Communication with the public about how digital ID programs work has been insufficient in some past instances, but a government…

 

Ghana switches from dedicated biometric cards for pensioners to Ghana Card, counts savings

The head of the Ghana Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), the government agency responsible for managing pension matters,…

 

First EU travel route with only digital ID pends approval: Finland to Croatia

Passengers could soon be flying from Helsinki’s Vantaa Airport to Croatia using digital ID on their phones, rather than physical…

 

SIA wants better forecasts of ID goods, including biometric passport chips

The Secure Identity Alliance has called for an easing of identity supply chain tensions through more effective forecasting strategies. The…

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