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Iraq draws closer to biometrics-backed elections in 2021 with 16M voter cards issued

Biometric cards which will be required to vote in Iraq’s upcoming elections have been distributed to 13 million eligible voters,…

 

Philippines, Bangladesh enroll biometrics for ID cards to secure voter registration

The Philippines has announced plans to counter election fraud through its own national identity card, reports Philstar. Rosalinda Bautista at…

 

Ghana procures 75k biometric voter verification devices ahead of elections

One of Africa’s most stable democracies, Ghana, has procured nearly 75,000 devices for verification of the biometric identity of citizens…

 

Biometric voter registration advances in Albania and Brazil, Aadhaar-based online voting coming to India

The Central Election Committee (CEC) of Albania has approved the purchase of hardware to set up a biometric voter registration…

 

Biometric voter verification fails to ensure trusted election results in Tanzania

The shockwaves are still being felt after Tanzania’s elections on October 28, with opposition candidates arrested a week after polling…

 

Nigeria prospecting for electronic voting technology provider

Africa’s largest democracy, Nigeria, says it is in search of a voting technology supplier in order to take a step…

 

Papua New Guinea mobile biometric voter enrollment trial with Credence ID successful

Papua New Guinea is set to employ an upgraded biometric voter registration system as the country looks forward to its…

 

PhilSys biometric collection timeline set, bill proposes electronic voter registration system

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) will start collecting fingerprints, photographs and iris biometrics from registrants to its Philsys national ID…

 

Biometrics innovation and investment on the rise, government digital ID drive continues

Innovations in biometric technology and government digital ID are the twin themes of the week’s top biometrics news. A new…

 

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…

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