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Digital ID in Africa this week: local mobile banking and biometric verification technology soar ahead

The trend for this week is mobile – mobile banking, payments, SIM registration and even a mobile app to check…

 

Invixium officially launches biometrics portfolio to South African market

IP-based biometric solutions manufacturer Invixium has introduced its entire biometrics portfolio to the South African market during a private event…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: mammoth biometric registration plans for Nigeria and Interpol in the Sahel

The sheer scale of the projects underway in Kenya and Nigeria mean that once again the two countries dominate Africa’s…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometrics for housing, anti-terrorism

It has been two steps forward and possibly two steps back again for digital ID in Africa this week. While…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: International Identity Day, biometric electoral rolls on display in Ghana

The International Identity Day concept which was born of the ID4Africa movement gains significant ground as Nigeria becomes the first…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Nigeria’s expanding biometric web, pros and cons of national ID

Developments this week highlight the divide between African nations in terms of the level of maturity of their digital ID…

 

Invixium signs distribution agreement for South Africa

Invixium is tapping into the South African market, following a distribution partnership signed with Pyro-Tech Security Suppliers, a supplier of…

 

Yoti announces digital identity Fellowship winners as researchers warn of discrimination risks

The winners of the Yoti Fellowship Programme have been selected, and will spend a year working on digital identity and…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric bank cards, birth registrations up, ePassport problems

The importance of biometric legal identity from birth is something of a theme this week as UNICEF pushes the concept…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric verification for Somali military pay, SIM registration in Tanzania

African biometric and digital ID issues continue apace both on and off the continent. In Somalia a scheme to use…

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