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Jamaica plans biometric ID card issuance pilot, Pakistan and Vietnam upgrade systems

Jamaica has announced that it will begin issuing national ID cards through the National Identification System (NIDS) as from the…

 

Cameroon seeks escape from its biometric national ID card woes

Isidore O., a 25-year-old Cameroonian living in the town of Bangem in the South West Region of the country applied…

 

Biometrics implementations for public uses expanding in Nigeria

The use of biometrics in Nigeria, be it for the national digital ID scheme, civil service attendance and pension schemes,…

 

Zimbabwe EC urged to do more despite apparent biometric voter registration success

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has announced the enrollment of over 25,000 new registrants so far in the national biometric…

 

Confusion greets Ghana Card PKD inclusion announcement by ICAO

A development this past week suggesting that Ghana’s national biometric ID card dubbed Ghana Card has been okayed by the…

 

Thales inks contracts to provide IDs to District of Columbia DMV, Finland

Global biometrics and digital ID provider Thales says the District of Columbia’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DC DMV) will update…

 

Philippines aims for 92M biometric PhilID target in 2022

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) says it is looking forward to swelling the number to 92 million registrants for the…

 

Britain proposes path to free Voter Card, digital identity potential for polls

A paper published by the UK government outlines what will be accepted as photographic identity at future elections in Great Britain,…

 

Poland deploys HID Global fingerprint biometrics for EU-compliant ID cards

Poland has added HID Global’s DigitalPersona 5300 fingerprint biometric readers into its national digital ID infrastructure with the aim of incorporating…

 

Nepal again excludes Tibetan refugees from legal ID plans

There are no plans by the Nepalese government to issue legal IDs (refugee cards) to thousands of Tibetan refugees living…

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