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Guyana election official pushes for introduction of biometric voter verification

A member of the Guyana Electoral Commission (GECOM) has submitted a motion to the electoral body asking it to make…

 

U-turn on manual registers alongside biometric verification kits in Kenyan general elections

Printed manual voter registers are being used alongside biometric kits to authenticate the identity of millions of Kenyans who are…

 

India removes 9.8M entries from voter roll after biometric, demographic deduplication

A biometric de-duplication exercise carried out by the Election Commission of India (ECI) has found almost 10 million duplicate entries…

 

Nigerian group calls for extension as up to 11M fail to complete biometric voter registration

Nigeria’s National Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) is facing heat from civil society groups to extend once more the deadline for…

 

India to attempt to deduplicate electoral roll via ‘voluntary’ Aadhaar-voter ID link

A campaign to encourage all voters in India to link their voter ID to their Aadhaar accounts, aimed at aiding…

 

Nigeria’s electoral commission pushes biometric voter registration deadline to 31 July

The Independent National Electoral Commission of Nigeria (INEC) has set 31 July, 2022, as the deadline for the continuous biometric…

 

Cameroon begins pilot to issue 6k biometric ID cards to CAR refugees

Authorities in Cameroon have launched a project that seeks to deliver biometric identity cards to refugees from its eastern neighbor,…

 

Kenya to use biometrics first, ID number second for voter verification in August election

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has determined that voters’ identities will be verified for eligibility in the upcoming…

 

Nigerian courts blocks deadline for biometric voter registration

Voter registration will continue in Nigeria, after a Federal High Court blocked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from implementing…

 

CloudWalk has Zimbabwean’s face biometrics, but trust in voter roll still lacking

Step by slow step, China’s facial recognition firm CloudWalk Technology is getting nearer to a database of all Zimbabwean registered…

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