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Bio-key tech used to enroll fingerprint biometrics of more than 9M customers of South African bank

South Africa’s Capitec Bank Holding Company has enrolled more than 9 million customers with its in-branch biometric client identification system…

iiDENTIFii

iiDENTIFii offers remote biometric identity authentication, providing a secure and user-friendly technology platform that authenticates physical identities in a connected…

 

Banks launch facial biometrics for retail payments in Nigeria and mobile services in South Africa

A pair of banks in Africa are launching authentication with facial biometrics for financial services, one for in-person transactions and…

 

Biometrics and digital ID across Africa this week: registration for Nigeria SIMs, Zimbabwe public sector

After much criticism of Kenya’s Huduma Namba scheme, this week there is a call for further use of biometrics to…

 

Biometrics and digital ID across Africa this week: SIM deadline in Tanzania, ZKTeco R&D center, Uganda eKYC

Tanzania is the main story this week for biometrics in Africa as its deadline for biometric SIM registration arrived when…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa: GenKey in Niger, Securiport in CAR, new reseller partner for Daon in SA

Heading into a new decade there’s a clear theme in Africa’s digital ID sphere: looming deadlines. First up is Tanzania’s…

 

ImageWare to supply biometrics for major telecom operator with fintech ambitions in South Africa

ImageWare Systems has commenced deployment of biometrics for one of the world’s largest mobile network operators, along with partner Contactable,…

 

The week in Africa biometrics and digital ID: SDG progress, returning ghost workers and a pensioner deadline

A theme emerging this week is a pan-African perspective for digital ID schemes across the continent. Progress is being made…

 

Vsblty to provide biometric technology for ZA smart city projects as shape of future projects considered

Vsblty has announced a pair of security deployments as part of safe community initiatives in South Africa, including biometric facial…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Data protection in Togo, biometrics secure welfare payments in Zambia

Positive news for digital ID across Africa as Togo votes through legislation to protect personal data and how it is…

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