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Yet another ID card for Nigerian citizens

Nigeria is been having bad luck when it comes to national id cards for a long time. Previous efforts ended with large scale corruption scandal, like the one in 2003 or some later attempts with poor adoption rate. This attempt … Continue reading

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ID badges integrated camera hate crime prevention

Merseyside, a United Kingdom county based on Liverpool metropolitan area has introduced custom ID badges integrated cameras for small shop attendants to prevent hate crime. The program has been piloted by metropolitan police for couple of months and recording has … Continue reading

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Pakistanis living abroad will get new id card

London, United Kingdom: The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), Pakistan government agency responsible for providing identification for citizens and introducing e-government services, will be introducing a new smart id card for Pakistan citizens living outside of the home country. … Continue reading

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Qatari minister reminds about smart ID card importance

Colonel Abdullah Saad al-Buainain, the director of Nationality and Travel Documents department reminded Qatar residents to take good care of their national smart ID cards. ID badge holders should keep the documents in safe place and use photocopy where possible … Continue reading

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Fast ID card for elections

Local elections took place in Romania on June 10th. The elections originally were supposed to be conducted with legislative elections also taking place in 2012 but the Constitutional Court decided against that option. Election was won by Social Liberal Union … Continue reading

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alleged cannibal killer caught when looking for id card

Luka Rocco Magnotta was on the top for 10 days when police was chasing him around the world for allegedly killing, dismembering and eating his gay lover in Montreal, Canada. The story turned shocking when two major Canadian parties received … Continue reading

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Dubai national id card deadline extended

The Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) announced on Saturday that Dubai expatriates will get additional 30 day until June 30th to apply for the id card. This way foreign laborers will be able to avoid 20Dh a day penalties for not … Continue reading

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South Africa smart id card

South Africa is probably one of last highly developed countries to still use paper booklet based personal identification document. This will however change soon as the Department of Home Affairs has recently announce the project to roll out a pilot … Continue reading

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Argentina id card gender change available

Argentine Senate has passed gender change bill. According to the new law sex change in any id card must be done upon request. Moreover gender transfer medical procedure including hormone therapy and genital surgery become part of what is it … Continue reading

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The Philippines: national id card back on track

Two House of Representatives legislators decided to revive the idea of national identification card. Albay Rep. Al Francis Bichara and Camiguin Rep. Pedro Romualdo are trying to pass a bill that would establish a unique lifetime identification number for each … Continue reading

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