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New biometric digital ID system in South Africa to enhance service delivery, security

A new biometric-based digital identity system dubbed NIS, currently being developed in South Africa, will go a long way in…

 

South Africa seeks secure biometric solution for taxpayer management

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has published a tender seeking a contractor for the supply of a multi-modal biometric…

 

Biometric ID card schemes expand in South Africa, Philippines, Slovenia

South Africa is increasing the number of banks which offer services for the Department of Home Affairs such as biometric…

 

Major research project examines digital identity in 10 African countries

Detailed reports into the status quo of digital identity systems of 10 African nations have been released by Research ICT…

 

CSIR offers contactless fingerprint biometric software to partners in South Africa

South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is bringing a contactless fingerprint biometric software enabling template creation and…

 

Digital ID officials confront open-source opportunity, brain drain, and true gender inclusivity

The challenges facing African countries renewing their digital ID systems appear to be converging with those experienced by countries in…

 

Biometrics from birth – South Africa seeks to end child trafficking, welfare fraud

The government of South Africa is investigating biometric technologies and policies to introduce biometrics for infants to tackle child trafficking…

 

i-On-Africa LiveCast: The South Africa & Kenya Report

i-On-Africa LiveCast: The South Africa & Kenya Report Online September 29, 2021 (12:30 GMT) In this upcoming LiveCast episode, ID4Africa…

 

Toppan strengthens Africa biometrics market position with Face Technologies acquisition

Global printing company Toppan has announced the acquisition of biometrics and card solutions provider Face Technologies. The move will reportedly…

 

South Africa’s government urged to make digital identity development a priority

A report commissioned by financial services company BankservAfrica and conducted by accounting firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has called on the government…

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