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Digital ID registration – an influential opportunity for mobile network operators

African governments may want to exploit the business assets of mobile network operators and knowhow in registering users and handling…

 

Ghana opposition warns EC tampering with biometric voter verification devices

Ghana’s National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed concerns that the Electoral Commission (EC) is trying to tamper with the biometric…

 

Biometric verification expected to quicken voting and results in Ghana elections

The electoral commission (EC) in Ghana is bullish that the quality of the biometric verification machines being used in today’s…

 

Ghana procures 75k biometric voter verification devices ahead of elections

One of Africa’s most stable democracies, Ghana, has procured nearly 75,000 devices for verification of the biometric identity of citizens…

 

Biometric national ID card projects advance in Nepal and Croatia

A bid notice for printing and supplying Nepal’s new biometric national identity cards will be issued within three months, The…

 

Could Nigeria’s biometrics-backed BVN show other countries the way for business loans?

Biometrically-secured finance could offer more financing options to help small businesses grow. Nigeria’s biometric Banking Verification Number (BVN) system provides…

 

Nigeria sets 5-year biometric enrollment target for whole population to national ID system

Ahead of ID4Africa’s online country profile event on Wednesday September 23, we have dedicated this edition of our overview of…

 

Biometrics to help reduce fraud and inefficiency in African public sector budgets, back digital ID in Togo

Southern African neighbors Zimbabwe and Zambia are considering ways to use biometrics to protect government budgets. The former is reducing…

 

Biometric passports made an election promise by Ghana’s incumbent party

Ghana could be getting biometric passports soon, as the incumbent New Patriotic Party’s (NPP’s) 2020 policy platform includes a plan…

 

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…

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