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The inclusion imperative: why elections need to be more accessible to disabled voters

    The inclusion imperative: why elections need to be more accessible to disabled voters

Persons with disabilities (PWDs) have always been consigned to the fringes of society and generally do not enjoy the same access to services as more able-bodied citizens. Even in the [...]

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UK, Australia, South Korea blaze e-government trail

    UK, Australia, South Korea blaze e-government trail

Once a fringe area, e-government is fast gaining acceptance worldwide as governments finally turn to the internet to amplify their service delivery capabilities.At the moment, UK, Australia, and South Korea [...]

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Study confirms very high acceptability of internet voting among Toronto voters

    Study confirms very high acceptability of internet voting among Toronto voters

A recent survey of Toronto voters showed an extremely high support for internet voting, with as much as 98% of respondents saying that they are likely to again vote online [...]

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Vietnam climbs 10 notches on UN e-Government list

    Vietnam climbs 10 notches on UN e-Government list

In what observers are considering a strong indicator of Vietnam’s resoluteness in adopting e-Governance, the country has just moved up ten places in a UN study ranking the progress of [...]

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Identification tech crucial in e-Governance – Estonian president

    Identification tech crucial in e-Governance – Estonian president

Speaking at the Tallinn e-Governance Conference last May, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves underscored the importance of a reliable identification technology in ensuring better e-Government services."I believe that the role [...]

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More Rwandans get e-Government services

    More Rwandans get e-Government services

Residents of the Gasabo District in Rwanda finally got a taste of e-Government services with the launch of an e-Government online portal. The initiative garnered praises from residents who expressed [...]

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Philippine electronic count “almost perfect”

    Philippine electronic count “almost perfect”

Automated elections in the Philippines got a boost when an election watchdog announced that its random manual (RMA) showed a 99.8% match between the electronic count and the manual count."It [...]

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The Philippines improves speed of election proclamations

    The Philippines improves speed of election proclamations

On May 9 the Philippines automated its third national election with great result. Leveraging technology, basically all candidates vying for local offices were proclaimed between Election Night and the next [...]

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