If the EMB uses technology to collect voter registration data, is biometric data captured and used during registration?

Africa

Country
Voter registration and identification
If the EMB uses technology to collect voter registration data, is biometric data captured and used during registration?
Algeria No data
Angola Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Benin Not applicable
Botswana No
Burkina Faso Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Burundi No
Cameroon Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Central African Republic Yes, photos
Chad Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Comoros Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Congo, Democratic Republic of Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Cote d'Ivoire Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Djibouti No
Egypt Not applicable
Equatorial Guinea Not applicable
Eritrea No
Eswatini Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Ethiopia Not applicable
Gabon Not applicable
Gambia Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Ghana Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Guinea Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Kenya Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Lesotho No data
Liberia Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Libya No
Madagascar No
Malawi Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Mali Biometric data (photo) is extracted from civil registry database
Mauritania Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Mauritius No
Morocco No
Mozambique Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Namibia Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Niger Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Nigeria Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Republic of The Congo (Brazzaville) No
Rwanda Not applicable
Senegal Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Signatures
Seychelles No
Sierra Leone Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Somalia Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
iris scans
South Africa No
South Sudan No
Sudan No
Tanzania, United Republic of Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Togo Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Tunisia No
Uganda Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Signatures
Zambia Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Zimbabwe Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Summary of Data
If the EMB uses technology to collect voter registration data, is biometric data captured and used during registration?
Value Count
Yes, fingerprint scans 0 (0.0%)
Yes, photos 1 (2.0%)
Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos 27 (52.9%)
No 14 (27.5%)
Not specified 0 (0.0%)
No data 2 (3.9%)
Not applicable 6 (11.8%)
Other 4 (7.8%)
Total 51
Missing data 0
Grand total 51

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