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Zimbabwe evaluating biometric voter registration kits

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is conducting field tests of biometric voter registration (BVR) kits from the two companies bidding…

 

Smartmatic app uses facial recognition to make voting more accessible

Smartmatic has developed a facial recognition-based app that allows people to register for elections and vote by taking a selfie…

 

Pakistan to test biometric verification machines for elections

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will acquire electronic voting machines (EVMs) and biometric verification machines (BVMs) for trial run…

 

Stolen computer contains personal information, biometrics, of Filipino voters

According to a report by Rappler, the Philippines’ Commission on Elections (Comelec) is facing another data breach investigation after one…

 

Malawi rolling out national ID project, introducing biometric voter registry for 2019 elections

In an effort to conduct trouble-free elections, the Chairperson of the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) revealed that a biometrics-based voter…

 

Nigerian agency develops solar-powered biometric e-voting machine

Nigeria’s Electronic Development Institute (ELDI) has developed a solar-powered electronic voting machine with facial and thumbprint biometric authentication and a…

 

Biometric voter registration kits arrive in Sierra Leone

More than 4,000 biometric voter registration kits valued at over $13 million USD arrived at the Lungi Airport in Sierra…

 

Biometric voter technology may postpone Kenya’s election preparations

Kenya’s Electoral Commission has warned the country that political pressures regarding biometric voter technology may potentially postpone preparations for the…

 

Ghana using GenKey biometric voter verification solution for third consecutive election

GenKey announced that for the third consecutive municipal election, more than 16 million Ghanaians will visit polling stations facilitated by…

 

Smartmatic intros online voting solution with facial recognition

Smartmatic is introducing secure online voting solution with facial recognition that verifies the voter’s identity with a selfie. The solution…

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