Burkina Faso latest West African nation to opt for biometric elections (Reuters)
French smart card maker Gemalto has been selected by the country's electoral authorities to provide biometric voter registration in a deal worth 11.6 billion CFA francs, according to the government statement.
|Burkina Faso (Image: CIA World Factbook)|
Burkina Faso: Population: 17,275,115 (July 2012 est.)
0-14 years: 45.8%
15-64 years: 51.7%
> 64 years : 2.5% (2011 est.)