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Pakistan financial inclusion program partners with top banks for biometric payments

Pakistan’s Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) to reduce poverty has partnered with multinational bank Habib Bank Limited (HBL) and Bank…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Data protection in Togo, biometrics secure welfare payments in Zambia

Positive news for digital ID across Africa as Togo votes through legislation to protect personal data and how it is…

 

UN Special Rapporteur and rights groups warn of risks from biometrics and AI in welfare systems

The potential of biometric ID systems for abuse in some countries is a major threat to individuals, and current practices…

 

UNHCR update shows progress toward biometric refugee registration commitment

The UNHCR has expanded its use of biometrics for food distribution to over 100 sites across eight countries, and registered…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometrics for housing, anti-terrorism

It has been two steps forward and possibly two steps back again for digital ID in Africa this week. While…

 

Brazilian consumer rights watchdog vetoes facial recognition tech

Brazilian consumer rights watchdog Idec has castigated the intended use of biometric technology in the social security system, and pushed…

 

NEC shares biometrics expertise with UN’s World Food Programme

NEC Corporation has signed a strategic technology partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP) to share its know-how in biometric…

 

Mumbai housing authority to conduct biometric survey of temporary housing tenants

The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) of Mumbai will carry out biometric registration of tenants in “transit camps”…

 

Red Cross Norway tender seeks digital ID help for humanitarian aid

The Norwegian Red Cross has issued a tender for digital ID for remote and low-connectivity environments to improve humanitarian aid…

 

Taking biometric ID from rumors to government service delivery in Kenya

Kenya’s national ID project Huduma Namba was a topic of much discussion at ID4Africa 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The…

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