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ID4Africa webinar shows gradual shift of digital ID systems in Africa towards individual control beginning

Should national identity schemes, biometrics-backed or otherwise, use a single unique digital ID number to identify people for different services,…

 

Argentina enables remote digital ID processing for mobile during COVID-19 crisis

Argentina’s digital ID system has enabled the remote application and processing of urgently needed national IDs despite the halting of…

 

Biometric citizen identification to enhance voter registration and identification in Zambia

This is a guest post by Brenda Zulu, an ICT journalist based in Zambia. Biometric citizen identification is expected by…

 

2019: a critical year for biometrics and digital ID in the Global South

While Europe and the U.S. have seen steady progress with incremental improvements and plenty of new regulation alongside the growing…

 

Nigeria officially declares September 16 as National ID Day

The government of Nigeria has declared that the country will officially recognize September 16 annually as “National Identity Day” to…

 

Jamaica’s Constitutional Court strikes down national biometric system

The Constitutional Court of Jamaica has struck down the country’s mandatory biometric National Identification and Registration Act and the National…

 

Government ID World

Government ID World Secure Identity for Citizen Services & Protection Marseille Provence, France Sept. 24-26, 2018 GOVERNMENT ID WORLD (formerly…

 

Bangladesh mobile users only allowed to register 5 SIMs against each NID

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has decreased the maximum number of SIMs that prepaid mobile phone customers can register against…

 

Distribution of ECOWAS Biometric ID Cards to begin in January 2016

The Chairman of the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) Commission, Kadre Desire Ouedraogo, recently presented samples of the…

 

Dermalog develops combined passport and fingerprint scanner

Biometrics company Dermalog Identification Systems announced it has developed VF1, the first combined scanner to be able to capture both…

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