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Mühlbauer biometric tax ID cards for Congo, beta app problems for Africa’s largest digital ID system

Nigeria’s biometrics-backed ID ambitions have taken another twist as more people try the new government app to manage their identities…

 

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…

 

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,…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: increasing CCTV surveillance, new ID document contracts

Madagascar and Zimbabwe seem to be shifting toward far greater government surveillance with public CCTV networks, according to reports this…

 

Biometrics and digital ID across Africa this week: registration for Nigeria SIMs, Zimbabwe public sector

After much criticism of Kenya’s Huduma Namba scheme, this week there is a call for further use of biometrics to…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: International Identity Day, biometric electoral rolls on display in Ghana

The International Identity Day concept which was born of the ID4Africa movement gains significant ground as Nigeria becomes the first…

 

Democratic Republic of Congo to launch biometric population register by 2020

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is to launch a biometric ID system and population register by 2020 according to…

 

Neurotechnology identifies more than 6 million duplicate or inaccurate DRC voter records

More than five million duplicate voter registrations in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been identified by Neurotechnology in a…

 

Gemalto to establish biometric register for Congo government

The Democratic Republic of Congo has contracted Gemalto to help the electoral body compile a biometric register and to conduct…

 

Semlex chosen for new Congolese passport

The Democratic Republic of Congo has chosen Semlex for the establishment of an identification management system and production of the…

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