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- South African banks will soon have access to fingerprint data through the Home Affairs department to verify clients. The SA Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC) has said the new agreement will allow banks to conduct online fingerprint verification of clients, in a move that will also help curb fraud and identity theft in the country.

- The e-Ghana project is on course at providing over 6,000 jobs and has targeted 50% women’s participation in these jobs before the project ends by 2011, officials of the project have disclosed at a day's workshop with the media in Accra last week.