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Biometric Update regularly authors articles about Ghana. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news about Ghana. Additional tags may be perused by accessing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

SIM card or ID? Latest changes present Ghanaians with fresh bafflement

Ghana’s plan to enforce ID signup to keep SIM cards functioning has taken a new turn: people without a Ghana…

 

Ghanaians encouraged to complete biometric capture for SIM registration as deadline nears

Some telecommunication service providers in Ghana have begun a partial block of SIM cards which have not been fully registered…

 

Ghana national service officials praise face biometrics onboarding

The facial recognition application used as part of Ghana’s National Service Scheme’s registration process has achieved its  goals, reports Business…

 

Biometric SIM registration curbs crime in Ghana, not as effective in Nigeria

Ghana’s Minister of Communications and Digitalization Ursula Owusu says there has been a noticeable drop in SIM card-related fraud in…

 

Biometric SIM card registration ongoing worldwide, but what about Ghana’s ‘final’ deadline?

Biometric identity registration for mobile phone subscribers continues around the world with soft nudges or more stringent changes. In India…

 

MPs demand briefing over plans to make Ghana Card sole ID for voter registration

Minority caucus lawmakers of Ghana’s opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) are insisting on a parliamentary hearing into the announcement a…

 

Unregistered SIM blocking: Kenyans get another 60 days, Ghanaians have till end of October

Two countries enforcing SIM blocks for those not yet registered for digital identity have extended their deadlines, and both deny…

 

Biometric passport adoption trend grows amid data privacy, cost, issuance concerns

Multiple developments have emerged from different countries in recent days concerning biometric passports, from Pakistan announcing it has issued first…

 

Ghana pauses early block on mobile subscribers as biometric SIM registration draws criticism

Telecoms in Ghana have been instructed to stop blocking SIM cards, roughly a week after they were due to begin…

 

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