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Gabon’s national biometric identification initiative

By Stefane Mouille, Gemalto (Oct 2012) With a population of 1.5 million, the Gabonese republic is among the more prosperous nations of Sub-Saharan Africa. The government has devised the “Emerging Gabon” development strategy to face future challenges. The strategy aims to transform Gabon into a more developed country by 2025, diversifying the economy through industrial […]

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Gabon selects Gemalto to build secure and reliable biometric national registry

Gemalto has been selected by the State of Gabon for its national biometric identification initiative, following an international tender. The program aims to build a reliable national biometric civil registry to replace paper identification with electronic documents and generate a secure electoral register ahead of the local 2013 elections. The agreement supports Digital Gabon strategic […]

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Gemalto to issue an additional 15 million eHealth cards in 2012 for AOK insurees

Gemalto will issue an additional 15 million second-generation eHealth cards (“eGK”, elektronische Gesundheitskarte) to AOK in 2012. AOK (“Allgemeine Ortskrankenkasse)”, the Health Insurance Fund, looks after around 25 million people, approximately one third of the population in Germany. Last year alone Gemalto issued two and a half million health cards for the German National Health […]

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Gemalto Delivers Enrolment Solution for Benin’s Upcoming Presidential Elections

The Coesys enrolment solution from Gemalto has been selected to manage the secure biometric registration of voters in the Republic of Benin. The program, which targets all voting citizens, expects over six million people to be enrolled, for the March 2011 presidential elections. The Gemalto solution comprises over 3,200 Coesys mobile enrolment stations, which were […]

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