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Nigeria resumes biometric voter registration, encourages online participation

Nigeria’s Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is continuing with the biometric voter enrollment process which it suspended in August…

 

FacePhi face biometrics secure onboarding to Nigerian military pension system

FacePhi has partnered with Afrilight Technologies to introduce its face biometric authentication in Nigeria, under a program to facilitate pensions collection…

 

Philippines launches app to fast-track biometric voter registration

The Commission on Elections (Comelec), the body managing elections in the Philippines, has unveiled an application intended to speed up…

 

Local digital ID ecosystems begin developing around OSIA open standards

OSIA, the modular digital ID system with interchangeable components, is now operational in multiple countries, allowing governments to save money…

 

Biometric registration drive in Kenya for health insurance scheme

A mass biometric registration drive in Kenya to enroll citizens for a health insurance scheme in the Nyeri County recently…

 

Nigeria biometric voter deduplication removes 16.5M

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of Nigeria — the elections management body of Africa’s largest democracy — says it…

 

Nigeria on course with digital banking drive as smart addressing system suggested for KYC

Efforts to digitize Nigeria’s banking and payments landscape are taking a somewhat significant step forward, and realities on the ground…

 

Biometrics building trust in African elections, laws must do their part

Two-thirds of people attending ID4Africa’s ‘Building Trust in the Democratic Process’ livecast event say biometrics have improved the integrity of…

 

Trust lacking as African digital ID systems expand

A pair of editorials suggest that government digital ID initiatives in West Africa and East Africa are facing a shortfall…

 

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…

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