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Comcorp’s Curata face biometrics selected by South African credit bureau

Remote onboarding and fraud prevention software provider Comcorp’s anti-fraud identity biometric solution has been selected by South Africa’s TPN Credit…

 

NEC Africa takes South African government to court over biometric contract awarded to Idemia

NEC Africa is taking South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs (DHA) and technology services provider EOH to court to have a…

 

Smart card driving licenses in South Africa planned for October 2023

South Africa’s Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has reiterated plans to introduce a smart card driving license format in the country…

 

Kenyan telco requires face biometrics for SIM card re-registration

Safaricom, one of the leading mobile telephone network providers in Kenya, is reportedly asking users to visit the nearest Safaricom…

 

New biometric digital ID system in South Africa to enhance service delivery, security

A new biometric-based digital identity system dubbed NIS, currently being developed in South Africa, will go a long way in…

 

South Africa seeks secure biometric solution for taxpayer management

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has published a tender seeking a contractor for the supply of a multi-modal biometric…

 

Biometric ID card schemes expand in South Africa, Philippines, Slovenia

South Africa is increasing the number of banks which offer services for the Department of Home Affairs such as biometric…

 

Major research project examines digital identity in 10 African countries

Detailed reports into the status quo of digital identity systems of 10 African nations have been released by Research ICT…

 

CSIR offers contactless fingerprint biometric software to partners in South Africa

South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is bringing a contactless fingerprint biometric software enabling template creation and…

 

Digital ID officials confront open-source opportunity, brain drain, and true gender inclusivity

The challenges facing African countries renewing their digital ID systems appear to be converging with those experienced by countries in…

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