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Ecosystem approach could accelerate biometric enrollment in Nigeria

Nigeria’s goal to enroll the biometrics of all citizens to provide digital identity is possible to achieve in even less…

 

Nigeria sets 5-year biometric enrollment target for whole population to national ID system

Ahead of ID4Africa’s online country profile event on Wednesday September 23, we have dedicated this edition of our overview of…

 

Digital Identity Matters: Enabling Nigeria’s economic and social growth with digital identity

Digital Identity Matters: Enabling Nigeria’s economic and social growth with digital identity Sept 16, 2020, 11am (WAT) Online In 2017,…

 

Biometric projects to fight fraud and corruption in Africa need to avoid the same traps

Allegations against Semlex in Africa continue to mount as a new exposé of the Belgian firm’s dealings comes to light, this…

 

ID4Africa livecast – Country Progress Reports: Spotlight on Nigeria

ID4Africa livecast – Country Progress Reports: Spotlight on Nigeria Online Sept 23, 2020, 14:30 CET This debut LiveCast brings together…

 

Banks grapple with digital ID and remote onboarding in Canada, Germany and Nigeria

Up to $100 billion in value could be created in Canada by 2030 through lowering the friction that accompanies government…

 

Biometrics to help reduce fraud and inefficiency in African public sector budgets, back digital ID in Togo

Southern African neighbors Zimbabwe and Zambia are considering ways to use biometrics to protect government budgets. The former is reducing…

 

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…

 

Mühlbauer biometric tax ID cards for Congo, beta app problems for Africa’s largest digital ID system

Nigeria’s biometrics-backed ID ambitions have taken another twist as more people try the new government app to manage their identities…

 

Nigeria’s national biometric ID proposed to go digital, add DNA

Biometrics news in Africa was dominated by a pair of stories from West Africa’s largest nations this week. The results…

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