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Biometrics for travel at different levels in three Southern African countries

The Southern African nations of Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe are taking different measures to facilitate travel across their borders using…


Use of Ghana Card as travel ID gaining traction, Namibia, Botswana follow suit

More than 1,000 Ghanaians travelled into the country from different destinations around the world using their national biometric ID credential…


SADC to begin production of biometric passports for staff with Botswana facilities

The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has concluded a deal with the government of Botswana to begin…


Veridos receives further order for biometric passports from Botswana

Botswana’s Ministry of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs has placed an order for ICAO-compliant passports with embedded biometrics from Veridos,…


Government biometrics programs and national ID card contracts in Africa need more transparency

This week’s events show a wide variance in the success of biometrics projects, and the diverse nature of digital ID…


Digital ID in Africa this week: biometrics for tea workers, financial inclusion with a thumbprint

A new scheme launching in Sierra Leone could rapidly increase the proportion of the population with bank accounts as set…

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