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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…

 

Delays persist in South Africa’s automated biometric identification project completion

New information reported by South African media suggests completion of the country’s Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) project may still…

 

South Africa expects to finish first phase of biometrics system this year

South African authorities say they plan to have the first component of the Automated Biometrics Identification System (ABIS) in place…

 

South Africa’s planned child biometric registration stirs privacy concerns

The proposed new policy in South Africa which seeks to have some biometric features of babies captured at birth in…

 

South Africa considers new biometric child registration policy to fight identity theft

South Africa’s department of home affairs (DHA) has recommended that children again undergo a biometric registration process at the age…

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