The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) will begin site validation tests for Biometric Voter Registration kits starting today. Two companies will be participating in the tests. Laxton Group Limited from China and Dermalog Identification Systems from Germany. ZETES Group from Belgium, withdrew its participation, despite being successful in the bidding. The tests will begin today and endd on the 26th of April 2017.
Said Zec Chairperson Justice Rita Makarau:
The bidders were evaluated by a joint team of ZEC and UNDP representatives and three of them emerged as the best contenders. The selection criteria were based on technical compliance of the gadgets to required specifications and pricing
Rita Makarau is a Zimbabwean female judge and the former Chairperson of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission. Makarau is the Justice of the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe and former Secretary of the Judicial Services Commission (JSC). She is the first female Judge President of Zimbabwe. Makarau... Read More About Rita Makarau
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is an independent body which controls and or manages all election processes at all levels in Zimbabwe. Despite being registered as a non-partisan body, ZEC has been criticised for aligning itself with the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU... Read More About Zimbabwe Electoral Commission