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Ghana swaps indelible ink for biometric voter verification

In Ghana, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed concerns about the negative consequences of abandoning indelible ink in favor…

 

Biometric verification system fails to distinguish identical twins in Ghana local elections

One identical twin who showed up at a polling station to cast her ballot during Ghana’s district level elections (DLEs)…

 

Ghana plans digital version of national ID card to simplify authentication

The producers of Ghana’s national ID card, known as the Ghana Card, have announced that a complementary digital version of…

 

Ghana hints at biometric passport fee hike; Nigeria nears fully digitized applications

A rise in the cost of production could lead to an increase in the fee for obtaining biometric passports in…

 

Ghana negotiating to make credit for car loans available through digital ID card

In Ghana, it may soon be commonplace to secure a car on hire purchase by presenting one’s biometric national ID…

 

Ghana’s identity authority claims $80M debt from government over ID card production

The Executive Secretary of Ghana’s National Identification Authority (NIA), Prof Kenneth Agyemang Attafuah, has insisted that the government owes the…

 

Ghana starts follow-up nationwide biometric ID card enrollment drive

The National Identification Authority of Ghana (NIA) has begun a new phase of a registration campaign for the country’s national…

 

Equatorial Guinea, Ghana want to flush out ‘ghost’ public workers using biometrics

The use of biometrics to identify government workers in African countries has been gaining traction over the years, and Equatorial…

 

Ghana, Zambia plan biometric voter registration drives for September

Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC) has announced a three-week nationwide biometric voter registration activity beginning next month in preparation for District…

 

Ghana to begin issuing digital IDs to newborns from August

The issuance of digital ID numbers, known as Ghana Card numbers, to newborns in Ghana is set to begin next…

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