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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…

 

Failures in digital ID: Yoti Fellows on South Africa, Argentina, India

The first three Digital Identity Fellows from a fellowship scheme launched in 2019 by Yoti have submitted their final reports,…

 

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…

 

South Africa’s proposed new biometrics policy meets sharp criticism

A draft identity management policy proposed by South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs (DHA) which will allow access by police…

 

Mastercard study shows biometric payments strongly supported by Africans

Research by Mastercard has revealed growing interest among African consumers for new payment methods using biometric systems, digital wallets, wearables,…

 

Facial recognition concerns impact Malta, South Africa and NYC public safety projects

Maltese MEPs of the Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) met on Thursday to discuss the recent European Commission proposal for new…

 

Idemia takes over SA’s delayed biometric project amid allegations of contract irregularities

South Africa’s Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) project has finally been handed over to Idemia as the country’s Department of…

 

TrueID outlines plan for biometric applications in South Africa amid COVID-19 vaccination rollout

Bringing advanced cryptography to biometric fingerprint technology was the goal of a partnership formed between TrueID and Tech5. Their combined…

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