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Afghanistan approves $15M purchase of 17,865 biometric devices for upcoming elections

Afghanistan’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has approved funding to deploy biometric devices to ensure the integrity of the country’s upcoming…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Biometric ID for Guinea, continued ID controversy for Côte d’Ivoire

West Africa comes to the foreground this week in African digital ID news as Guinea announces plans for a comprehensive…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Nigerian biometrics reach turning point, Ghana caught selling voter data

Developments across Nigeria’s digital ID projects have reached a certain momentum as more government departments require the country’s National Insurance…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Huduma Namba lineups, Liberia verification roll out, biometric voting in SA

Governments press ahead across Africa to increase the uptake of digital ID and biometrics. Kenyans lined up ahead of the…

 

IDEMIA ban by Kenyan National Assembly appealed as biometric national ID drive passes 15M

Kenya’s drive to register citizens for its biometric Huduma Namba national ID system will not be affected by the recent…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric registration for govt employees, SIM cards and elections

As biometrics enter more areas of life across Africa, Biometric Update provides monitoring of the continent. This week, biometric exam…

 

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…

 

Smartmatic extends global footprint for election automation technology

Smartmatic has announced deals with several high-profile clients in different geographic markets among its highlights in 2018, extending its global…

 

Biometric technology deployed to authenticate Florida poll workers and volunteers

Two County Election Boards in Florida have selected BIO-key’s ID Director for Windows software and its EcoID fingerprint readers to…

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