Home affairs department goes digital


File: Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said he was weighing whether to back the Reserve Bank in seeking a court review of a recommendation that its mandate be changed.



JOHANNESBURG – The Department of Home Affairs is launching its new biometrics identification system on Wednesday.

The system uses unique biological traits such as facial recognition to identify individuals.

It’s part of the department&39;s ongoing revamp of facilities across the country.

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Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says the department is working on improving its services.

He hopes the efforts will bring an end to long queues.

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