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Efforts to increase digital ID issuance across Africa maintain steam

As digital ID adoption continues around the world, a number of countries in Africa including Malawi, Nigeria and Tanzania, are…

 

Malawi’s biometric ID approaches total coverage, huge cost savings

From no national ID system in 2017, Malawi has now registered around 94 percent of its adult population and those…

 

ID4Africa LiveCast Episode 36

ID4Africa LiveCast Episode 36 Online December 7, 2022 – 13:30 GMT ID4Africa’s next LiveCast will feature thought leaders and senior…

 

Malawi: Biometric passport production could halt, staff arrested ‘as human bait’

The situation facing Techno Brain in Malawi appears to be deteriorating. In further developments since the firm’s passport contract cancellation…

 

Hundreds of millions worldwide become eligible for biometric passports

Zimbabwe and Pakistan launch biometric passports while nations push for better service and support for their citizens overseas. Malawi terminates…

 

UN-supported digital ID, KYC project to boost financial inclusion in Malawi

A project to help the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) put in place a unified database of digital ID and…

 

Biometric claims processing by Malawi health insurance firm yields progress one year on

MacDonald Wella, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WEMAS, a Malawian health insurance firm which uses biometrics to process insurance…

 

Malawi health insurance company introduces biometric cards to check fraud claims

A company providing health insurance services in the Southern African nation of Malawi is introducing smart biometric cards for its…

 

How Malawi established a biometric national ID system at breakneck speed

Just three years ago, Malawi was without a national registry or ID system and had little in the way of…

 

Idemia biometrics secures Africa’s largest welfare transfer system as Nigeria unites identity-handling agencies

Potentially big developments in biometrics this week in Nigeria as the agency managing Africa’s largest national identity program is moved…

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