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As UK sets date for general elections, criticism piles on voter ID requirement

The UK’s first national election to require a photo ID document has finally set its date to July 4th. But…


UK voter verification: Boris Johnson turned away from polls after forgetting ID

The UK’s introduction of photo ID for voting in elections continues to stir public opinion. Last Thursday, Brits received a…


Biometric device failures tainted credibility of Nigeria’s 2023 elections: report

A final report of the Commonwealth Observer Group (COG) on Nigeria’s 2023 presidential and national assembly elections says failures of…


Concerns over national ID card requirements for upcoming polls in Malawi, South Sudan

Malawi and South Sudan are set to hold general elections soon and national ID cards could prove to be a…


The UK’s election may spell out the future of its national ID cards

Identity cards are back among the UK’s top controversial topics – thanks to the upcoming elections and its focus on…


Ghana’s election agency denies reports of missing biometric verification devices

Claims that seven biometric verification devices of the Ghana Electoral Commission (EC) went missing have been debunked by a top…


UK’s photo ID requirement for voting stirs backlash against government

The UK is planning to introduce mandatory photo identification for voters during national elections for the first time this year….


South Africa fixes date for final round of voter registration ahead of 2024 general polls

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (EC) has fixed February 3 and 4, 2024 as date for the final round…


Advocacy grows for Nigeria to tidy up voter register, accept ID cards for voting

A former Chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Attahiru Jega, has highlighted the need for the country…


Fully digital election with biometric remote voting planned for United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates is introducing remote online voting with its Federal National Council elections scheduled for October 7, 2023….

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