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Afghanistan training election officials on biometric system as vote looms

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) has launched a training program to teach 250 employees how to use its biometric system…

 

Nigeria mandates fingerprint authentication at all polling stations for 2019 election

Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that card readers must be present at all polling stations to perform…

 

Mozambique deploys Laxton Group biometric voter registration solution

Laxton Group announced the delivery of an end-to-end election solution to Mozambique ahead of October’s municipal elections. The Laxton election…

 

Making digital ID a tool for inclusion in Cameroon elections

Voter registrations are an important challenge for national identity systems, demanding accuracy, completeness, and verifiability to provide the assurance necessary…

 

Report says Kenya needs data protection law for privacy of biometric voter registry

A lack of legal protections for the privacy of citizen’s data in Kenya leaves its biometric electoral registry open to…

 

Malawi pushing ahead on biometrics-based voter registration plan

Malawi is shifting from paper-based identity documents for voter registration to a biometrics-based system to be put in place before…

 

Aadhaar should be linked to voting ID, commissioner says as Supreme Court hears constitutional challenge

Aadhaar numbers should be linked to Indian voter’s identity cards in order to verify individuals’ identity prior to voting, India’s…

 

Biometrics-based blockchain voting platform raises $2.2 million

Mobile-focused election voting and citizen engagement platform Voatz has raised over $2.2 million in seed round funding led by Medici…

 

Somaliland election saw Iris ID technology deployed

Somaliland’s presidential election in November was the world’s first national election to use iris recognition to register and identify voters….

 

Somaliland using iris recognition technology in upcoming election

Somaliland’s upcoming presidential election on November 13 marks the first use of iris-based biometrics technology in an African election, according…

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