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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…

 

Mastercard piloting first biometric card trial in Mexico with Edenred

Mastercard and Edenred have launched the first biometric card trial in Sonora, Mexico. The pilot is focused on securing disbursements…

 

Yoti launches Fellowship Programme to boost understanding of developing world identity needs

Yoti is launching a Fellowship Programme to support local researchers, innovators, and individuals with knowledge of local identity needs, and…

 

Biometric verification required for Namibian pension fund recipients

Namibia’s Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) now requires that recipients receiving a monthly pension benefit from GIPF register their biometrics…

 

Mastercard video demonstrates biometric cards as tool for government benefits distribution

A new video by Mastercard introduces its biometric card technology to the public, presenting it as a tool for government…

 

South African biometric grant system suspended to end public sector workers’ strike

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has suspended the use of its biometric system for social benefit payments after…

 

Philippines national ID system to ensure secure delivery of social benefits

The Philippine Department of Finance (DOF) Undersecretary recently said that the government is set to allot a budget of $39.5M…

 

South Africa considering biometrics to fight housing fraud

South Africa’s Human Settlements Minister recently said that her department is considering the use of biometrics technology to prevent people…

 

Delhi fair price stores to be linked to biometrics system by May 2016

Delhi’s fair price shops, which distribute major commodities such as staple food grains, will be linked to India’s national biometric…

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