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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…

 

ID4Africa LiveCast Season 5 Premiere

ID4Africa LiveCast Season 5 Premiere Online September 28, 2022 Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind ID4Africa LiveCast Season 5 Premiere Episode featuring…

 

VerifyMe Nigeria begins international expansion, rolls out digital ID orchestration platform

Lagos-based digital ID verification company VerifyMe Nigeria has developed an API infrastructure and data services platform dubbed QoreID for businesses…

 

Experts say better understanding of regulatory environment vital for KYC compliance

Four fintech experts drawn from Nigeria and Ghana are unanimous that meeting know your customer (KYC) compliance exigencies requires a…

 

Biometric audit finds thousands of ‘ghost workers’ on Ghana’s public service payroll

At least 148,000 public sector workers in Ghana cannot be biometrically identified in the database of the National Identification Authority…

 

Ghana switches from dedicated biometric cards for pensioners to Ghana Card, counts savings

The head of the Ghana Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), the government agency responsible for managing pension matters,…

 

U-turn on manual registers alongside biometric verification kits in Kenyan general elections

Printed manual voter registers are being used alongside biometric kits to authenticate the identity of millions of Kenyans who are…

 

Ghana imposes fee for biometric SIM registration with self-service app

The Ghanaian government is introducing a self-service mobile application, with a fee, to fast-track the ongoing SIM card re-registration exercise…

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