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Digital identity in Africa this week: fluctuating govt spending and biometric travel

Governments across Africa are spending more on digital ID and biometrics, including new digital service centers this week in Nigeria…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Biometric ghost-busting, marbles and a digital census

Even more aspects of life will soon involve digital identification, especially for Ghanaians as the country prepares for its first…

 

Afghanistan electoral commission asked to reverse decision to register voters without biometrics

A decision by Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) to not use biometrics has been heavily criticized by several mainstream political…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: demand for national biometric projects challenge capacities

Biometrics were firmly a part of the continental conversation in parts of Africa this week. In Kenya, at the start…

 

IDEMIA files motion for Judicial Review of Kenyan National Assembly censure

IDEMIA has formally filed a motion for a substantive Judicial Review by Kenya’s High Court of the decision by the…

 

Philippines selects Gemalto biometric technology to verify voters in upcoming elections

The Philippines Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has selected Gemalto to provide a fingerprint biometric voter verification system for the 2019…

 

DERMALOG biometric devices to be used in Afghanistan’s presidential elections

An official of Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) said Friday that the DERMALOG biometric devices used in last October’s parliamentary…

 

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…

 

IDEMIA defends value of biometric voter kits to Kenyan committee

IDEMIA executives defended the performance of its biometric voting technology in an appearance before the National Assembly of Kenya’s Public…

 

Disastrous program to link Aadhaar with voter ID may be revived

Documents containing the Aadhaar numbers and voter identity numbers of 350 million Indian citizens have never been accounted for by…

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