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South Africa’s proposed new biometrics policy meets sharp criticism

A draft identity management policy proposed by South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs (DHA) which will allow access by police…

 

National identity systems still works in progress, biometrics investment market strong

Government digital ID efforts and investments in biometric technology made up most of the top stories on Biometric Update over…

 

Philippine Department of Education pitches PhilSys digital ID benefits to student leaders

The Philippine Department of Education (DepEd) held a National Orientation event this week to introduce Student Government Officers to the…

 

Nigeria reiterates crucial role of biometric national ID, updates SIM registration policy

The National Communications Commission – the federal government agency that regulates Nigeria’s telecommunications industry — has again underlined the importance…

 

PhilSys digital identity registration system to be fast-tracked

The National Economic Development Development Authority (NEDA) Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua has praised the new Philippine Identification System (PhilSys)…

 

Nigerian President says digital ID project will help curb insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has urged citizens to continue registering for the biometric national identification number (NIN) saying it…

 

BLS International seals biometric services deal for Nigerians living in UK

A partnership deal has been struck between outsourcing service provider BLS International and data and digital enrolment services firm Files…

 

Philippines opens online digital ID registration for national system

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) in the Philippines said it will open registration for the country’s new national…

 

Senegal’s biometric database easing deportation of its nationals from EU territory

A national biometric database system in Senegal is now helping European Union (EU) member states to effect forced removals of…

 

Plans for digital birth certificates in Australia underway

Consultations have already begun for the introduction of digital birth certificates in Australia, with the State of New South Wales…

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