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Delays, extortions, and voter exclusion: Cameroon’s national biometric ID card conundrum

Ashu M. just clocked 20 years this November, the legal age for voting in the central African nation of Cameroon….


Cameroon election agency wants huge ID card backlog cleared ahead of polls

The chairman of Cameroon’s election management body (ELECAM), Abrams Enow Egbe, recently held talks with the delegate general for national…


ID16.9 podcast examines role of private sector in meeting UN’s 2030 legal identity goal

The latest episode of the ID16.9 Podcast produced by Biometric Update focusses on how involved private sector companies and other…


Biometric vaccination cards now available for Cameroonian travellers

The head of the Yaounde international vaccination centre, a structure under the Ministry of Public Health of Cameroon, Dr. Ntsobe…


Cameroon begins pilot to issue 6k biometric ID cards to CAR refugees

Authorities in Cameroon have launched a project that seeks to deliver biometric identity cards to refugees from its eastern neighbor,…


Conference proposes biometrics-based documentation for Central African Republic refugees

Six countries hosting forcibly displaced persons from the Central African Republic (CAR) have agreed to takes steps aimed at issuing…


Cameroon seals deal to set up biometric visa system with Ivorian supplier

Cameroon will begin the issuance of biometric visas and consular cards from June 1 this year if things go as…


Web of connected players could complicate Cameroon’s biometric ID card tender: report

Augentic seems like a natural contender for the biometric ID card tender launched by Cameroon’s government last year, given its…


Cameroon seeks escape from its biometric national ID card woes

Isidore O., a 25-year-old Cameroonian living in the town of Bangem in the South West Region of the country applied…


Interpol program for fighting terrorism through biometrics deployed in Cameroon

The International Police Organization, Interpol, says it has deployed its Project First to Cameroon to enable law enforcement officers in…

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