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Did technology help Nigeria to improve electoral credibility?

    Did technology help Nigeria to improve electoral credibility?

Nigeria received April with a new president: General Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who became the first Nigerian politician to unseat a sitting leader in a democratic [...]

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Biometrics, a part of the future of electronic voting

    Biometrics, a part of the future of electronic voting

Voter impersonation has been an ever-present threat to election integrity for centuries. Fortunately, recent developments in biometric technology are yielding positive results when it comes to authenticating voters efficiently.In 2009 [...]

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Students at the University of Ilorin choose their leaders via electronic voting

The University of Ilorin in Nigeria further cemented its reputation for innovation on May 28, when  students chose their new leaders using an electronic voting system.With the goal of creating [...]

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How much do you really know about the 2014 general election in Iraq?

    How much do you really know about the 2014 general election in Iraq?

On 30 April Iraqi citizens will elect its Council of Representatives (CoR).Within 30 days of when the CoR first convenes, its members will elect the country’s President. He will then [...]

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Biometric voter authentication a hot topic in Pakistan

    Biometric voter authentication a hot topic in Pakistan

A recent forum on biometric voter authentication drew a sizeable crowd of election stakeholders in Pakistan.The event, organized by London-based elections company Smartmatic,  gathered Members of  the Parliament,  representatives from [...]

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