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Africa’s nascent data protection community members share their vision

Members from the first in-person gathering of what could become a pan-African data protection council, and the first time focusing…

 

Key themes and debates emerge as ID4Africa opens

Digital identity themes, challenges, problems and progress came to the fore in Johannesburg as delegates from African governments, international agencies…

 

Integrated Biometrics opens office in South Africa

Integrated Biometrics has expanded its international sales organization and opened its first South African office. The company also named founding…

 

Iveda brings biometrics and surveillance analytics to South Africa with AXIOM partnership

Cloud video surveillance company Iveda has partnered with AXIOM to bring its devices with built-in face recognition and other analytics…

 

Biometrics companies pitch better customer experience to African businesses

Biometrics could make life easier for customers and the businesses providing services alike. Applications and platforms from established technology providers…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Huduma Namba lineups, Liberia verification roll out, biometric voting in SA

Governments press ahead across Africa to increase the uptake of digital ID and biometrics. Kenyans lined up ahead of the…

 

Camatica launches enterprise facial recognition systems for South African businesses

Johannesburg-based startup Camatica has launched a facial biometric time and attendance system to improve human resources practices at South African…

 

Laxton consolidates South Africa office into EMEA office in Amsterdam

Laxton announced today its decision to centralize company resources in South Africa into its European office in Amsterdam, which has…

 

South African biometrics executive argues cost and efficiency benefits of biometric electoral system

Biometric voter identification could slash the costs of elections in South Africa, and the country should review its Electoral Act…

 

South African biometric grant system suspended to end public sector workers’ strike

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has suspended the use of its biometric system for social benefit payments after…

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