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Somaliland is first in the world to use iris biometric voting system [Hi-Tech]



There was a social media unfriendly election yesterday in Somaliland. The self-declared republic joined the tall list of African countries that blocked social media during elections.

That was their way of dealing with fake news and rumours which they say may create instability in the country.

The election was however technologically friendly as they became the first country in Africa and the first in the world to use the iris recognition-based biometric voting system.

This is the scanning of…
READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/11/14/somaliland-is-first-in-the-world-to-use-iris-biometric-voting-system-hi-tech

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