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Biometric passport data may facilitate remote voters’ registration in Philippines

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in the Philippines is considering using biometrics to adopt a “no personal appearance” policy for…

 

Biometric projects to fight fraud and corruption in Africa need to avoid the same traps

Allegations against Semlex in Africa continue to mount as a new exposé of the Belgian firm’s dealings comes to light, this…

 

Mühlbauer biometric tax ID cards for Congo, beta app problems for Africa’s largest digital ID system

Nigeria’s biometrics-backed ID ambitions have taken another twist as more people try the new government app to manage their identities…

 

E-voting: Tricky tech and trickier politics

Those who say digital IDs and biometrics can restore Americans’ faith in voting increasingly sound like kids trying to convince…

 

Nigeria’s national biometric ID proposed to go digital, add DNA

Biometrics news in Africa was dominated by a pair of stories from West Africa’s largest nations this week. The results…

 

How blockchain and biometrics can secure e-voting in India, U.S. elections

During a meeting held by the Election Commission of India, the IT Secretary of Indian state Telangana advocated for the…

 

More challenges for biometric voter rolls as partnerships bring authentication options to African market

Digital ID in West African elections leads the biometrics agenda in Africa this week as neighbors Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire…

 

Biometrics deployed by Interpol to fight terrorism in Africa’s Sahel region

The breadth of applications of biometrics is evident in this week’s roundup of news in Africa, from counter terrorism activities…

 

Biometric voter verification for 2020 Brazil elections scrapped to prevent COVID-19 spread

Biometrics will not be used to confirm the identity of voters in upcoming municipal elections in Brazil, ZDNet reports, after consultants…

 

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…

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