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Nigerian States begin biometric registration for voters, stalemate persists in Liberia

Nigeria’s Lagos and Osun States have begun biometric data collection within the framework of the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise…

 

Alleged hack of Kenya’s Biometric Voter Registration system denied by electoral agency

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chief Wafula Chebukati has rejected claims that the country’s Biometric Voter Registration (BVR)…

 

Liberia elections commission, Senate bicker over biometrics introduction for 2023 polls

Plans by Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) to introduce biometric voter registration ahead of the 2023 polls as well as…

 

Biometric voter rolls at different stages in Zimbabwe, Papua New Guinea, Nigeria

Papua New Guinea’s Electoral Commission (PNGEC) is seeking approval to begin identifying and verifying potential voters with a new biometric…

 

Biometric card delays ‘exclude millions’ from Iraq elections

Iraq’s electoral commission is struggling to update voter data and issue biometric cards in time for the country’s October 10…

 

Nigeria resumes biometric voter registration, encourages online participation

Nigeria’s Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is continuing with the biometric voter enrollment process which it suspended in August…

 

Advanced biometric technologies and new market entries tackle fraud, chase digital ID billions

Amid forecasts of rapid growth and huge market potential, digital ID platforms launches by Techsign and Ping Identity, new services,…

 

Liberia’s move to introduce biometrics for 2023 polls receives acclaim

The African Youth Peer Review Committee (AYPRC), a pan-African youth organization, has hailed the decision by Liberia to introduce biometrics…

 

Philippines launches app to fast-track biometric voter registration

The Commission on Elections (Comelec), the body managing elections in the Philippines, has unveiled an application intended to speed up…

 

Nigeria biometric voter deduplication removes 16.5M

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of Nigeria — the elections management body of Africa’s largest democracy — says it…

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