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Liberian Senate seeks consensus on introduction of biometrics for 2023 election

Liberia’s Senate has called on its Joint Committee on Autonomous Agencies and Ways, Means, Finance and Budget to meet with…

 

Liberia’s electoral commission seeks biometric voter registration help from Nigeria

Liberia’s government is asking Nigeria for assistance as it stands up biometric voter registration, Nigerian outlet Punch writes, with National Electoral…

 

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…

 

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…

 

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…

 

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…

 

Smartmatic wins Uganda biometric voter registration kit contract with $22.4M bid

After last week’s special report on Nigeria and Ghana, we cast our biometrics news net across the African continent again…

 

Government biometrics programs and national ID card contracts in Africa need more transparency

This week’s events show a wide variance in the success of biometrics projects, and the diverse nature of digital ID…

 

Biometric registration programs announced, commenced, disrupted and debated across Africa

Nationwide biometric voter registration is underway in Ghana where the head of the electoral commission shares the rate of voters…

 

Public sector payroll reform for Liberia and Zimbabwe, Côte d’Ivoire voter registration: biometrics in Africa this week

In biometrics and digital identity across Africa this week, civil servant pay is something of a theme as countries successfully…

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