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Biometric Update regularly authors posts about Malawi. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news related to Malawi. More topics may be explored by reviewing our entire Biometrics Topics list.


Opportunity overview for Kenya and Malawi: differing prospects for digital ID and mobile money in welfare provision

Two East African nations fared very differently in how they use mobile phones for distributing welfare payments, according to a…


Developments in biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: Malawi election nullified, lack of funds in Uganda

The result of Malawi’s first biometric election, held in May 2019, has finally been nullified by a panel of judges,…


Biometrics and digital ID across Africa this week: biometric influencers in Tanzania, a ‘techno-political nightmare’ in Nigeria

Biometrics and digital ID are becoming firmly embedded in everyday life in many parts of Africa. 150 social media influencers…


Malawi bank integrates biometric National ID system for KYC checks

Malawi’s FDH Bank is the first in the country to integrate the biometric National Registration Bureau (NRB) National Identity database…


Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric registration for govt employees, SIM cards and elections

As biometrics enter more areas of life across Africa, Biometric Update provides monitoring of the continent. This week, biometric exam…


UNHCR completes testing of biometric system at Malawi Refugee Camp

The UNHCR has completed the initial testing of a biometric system in the Dzaleka Refugee Camp in Malawi. According to a…

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