Use of analytics software leads to arrest of wildlife traffickers

Thaks to use of of a new data analytics solution, the multinational Lusaka Agreement Task Force (LATF) has managed to arrest 8 people who are responsible for trafficking large consignments of endangered animals. The arrests included some government officials who colluded with the trafickers. In total, 4 arrests were made…

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Nigeria will not use electronic voting

Nigeria's House of Representatives has decided that there will be no electronic voting system used for the country's upcoming 2019 general elections. Smart card readers (PVC readers) have however been approved by Nigeria's policy makers for accreditation purposes before the 2019 elections. This comes after the House of Representatives removes…

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Deduplication exercise reveals 5 million duplicates in the Democratic Republic of Congo's voter database

It is reported that more than 5 million duplicate vote records have been discovered and removed from the Democratic Republic of Congo's upcoming elections database. This comes after a deduplication exercise involving biometric identification technology company, Neurotechnology, working directly with the DRC's Independent National Electoral Commission (Commission √Člectorale Nationale Ind√©pendante…

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