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South Africa conducts biometric voter registration for prison inmates

Inmates being held at correctional facilities across South Africa will from today undergo biometric voter registration ahead of the country’s…

 

South Africa records 1M live birth registrations in 2022 with high rates in populated provinces

South Africa’s national statistics agency (Statistics South Africa, or Stats SA) has indicated that the rate of live birth registration…

 

South Africa fixes date for final round of voter registration ahead of 2024 general polls

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (EC) has fixed February 3 and 4, 2024 as date for the final round…

 

South African parliamentary delegates briefed on biometric ID card, passport issuance reforms

South Africa’s Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has told delegates of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), the country’s upper…

 

South Africa ramps up ID cards, passports collection ahead of biometric voter registration

The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) of South Africa has increased the number of working hours during two November weekends…

 

Blockchain payment service for underbanked in Africa adds facial recognition

The Advanced Project will soon add a facial recognition payment system to their TIER app in Africa, a blockchain-based multinational…

 

South African province deploys biometrics to identify unclaimed bodies, reduce crime

The government of South Africa’s smallest province, Gauteng, has launched a fingerprint biometrics system that will enable health authorities easily…

 

South Africa to add biometrics to new driving license cards, maintains plan for mDLs

The government of South Africa is planning the launch of new driver’s license cards that will have enhanced security features…

 

Governments embrace digital identity register, foreigner ID cards and bank partnerships

From Luxemburg and Estonia to South Africa and Vietnam, governments across the world are rolling out digital IDs, sometimes but…

 

South Africans get their chance to comment on national ID bill

The Republic of South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs is inviting public comments on its draft National Identification and Registration…

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