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Biometrics 101: A Brief History of Biometric National ID Cards in Liberia

Biometrics 101: A Brief History of Biometric National ID Cards in Liberia

In 2011, the Government of Liberia created the National Identification Registry, an autonomous agency that would be responsible for developing and administering a National Biometric Identification System for all citizens and residents of the Republic of Liberia. This is no small undertaking, but six years later, NBIS is almost a reality.

Virtual Reality Shows Promise for Hipco Artists

It was a late Friday afternoon at the University of Liberia’s auditorium that Hipco artist Amaze launched his “Know Who to Vote For” music video. Near the stage in the middle of the aisle was a tall contraption. A conglomeration of cameras were mounted on a large stand which peered simultaneously at the crowd and the performers on stage.

Internet Exchange Point Will Allow for Cheaper and Faster Communications

Liberia has taken a step forward in allowing for cheaper and faster communications between telecommunications operators within the country. The establishment of Liberia’s Internet Exchange Point is meant to allow local operators to interconnect and exchange information directly, as opposed to communicating with each other through gateways in Europe and the US.

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