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Corruption imposes additional barrier to digital identity in South Africa

This is a guest post by Tshepo Magoma, a Yoti Digital Identity Fellow. The level of corruption is the biggest stumbling block…

 

Mühlbauer biometric tax ID cards for Congo, beta app problems for Africa’s largest digital ID system

Nigeria’s biometrics-backed ID ambitions have taken another twist as more people try the new government app to manage their identities…

 

Buguroo behavioral biometrics fight bank fraud in ZA, HSBC Malaysia deploys Nuance voice biometrics

South Africa’s Puleng Technologies has partnered with buguroo to bring behavioral biometrics to the fight against bank fraud in South Africa,…

 

Secure digital identity takes on new importance for South Africans amid lockdowns

This is a guest post by Tshepo Magoma, a Yoti Digital Identity Fellow. With the fast spread of COVID-19, South Africa…

 

Face biometrics integrated for onboarding in NA by Ipsidy and Intellicheck, ZA by BioID and Comcorp

Intellicheck and Ipsidy have formed a partnership to bring what the companies call an enhanced suite of solutions for comprehensive real-time…

 

Biometrics deployed by Interpol to fight terrorism in Africa’s Sahel region

The breadth of applications of biometrics is evident in this week’s roundup of news in Africa, from counter terrorism activities…

 

Biometric electronic signatures for digital ID verification introduced in India, South Africa

Financial services company IDSign has released a biometric mobile platform for digital ID age verification and signing, writes CNBC TV…

 

OneVault launches Secure Citizen biometric digital identity platform for remote onboarding

OneVault has released Secure Citizen, a multi-factor biometrics-backed digital identity solution in partnership with the South African Fraud Prevention Service…

 

Bitventure, VerifyMe, CompuLynx offer new digital ID and biometrics solutions to African market

Reporting by Reuters reveals how not only is the DRC not renewing its biometric passport contract with Semlex in June,…

 

Firms expand African biometrics coverage, COVID-19 aid raises data protection concerns

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across Africa, public and private reactions also continue to develop. Noticeable this week…

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