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Kenya implements biometric registration for all citizens

The Kenyan government has implemented biometric registration for all citizens aged 12 and older, which should help prevent the duplication…

 

India’s IT & communications ministry to take over Aadhaar biometric identification project

India’s ministry of information technology and communications will take over the country’s national citizen identification project, Aadhaar, according to a…

 

Net1 recoups additional implementation costs from SASSA for biometric registrations

Net1 UEPS Technologies has announced that it has received approximately $25.7 million from the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), in relation…

 

MasterCard, Bank of Punjab launch biometric social security program

MasterCard, along with the Bank of Punjab, have launched a social security program to automate disbursement, subsidy and assistance programs…

 

ABI Research anticipates massive growth in smart card shipments this year

New research from ABI Research forecasts 8.6 billion smart cards to be shipped worldwide in 2013; a combined number spanning…

 

U.S. should adopt biometrics IDs for Social Security

Comprehensive immigration reform in the United States might spur the implementation of nationwide biometric identification. BiometricUpdate.com reported last week that…

 

Biometric devices expose collusion scam in Karnataka hostels

A scam involving collusion between officials at the social welfare department in India with contractors has been exposed, thanks to…

 

Aadhaar scholarship program struggles to enrol students

Linking students’ scholarship accounts Aadhaar numbers has proven to be a more difficult task than originally suggested, as progress has…

 

Egyptian government approves smart card system for fuel subsidies

The Egyptian government has recently approved a new smart card system for subsidized fuels, originally proposed by the ministries of…

 

Seniors in Trinidad and Tobago to use biometric smart cards to access benefits

Seniors in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago will soon be able to use their biometrics to access social benefits,…

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