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2:30
Feb 12, 2018

SA woman's 'non-existent' fingerprints captured

Fingerprint scanning technology reveals a Cape Flats woman's fingerprints for the first time.

3:00
Aug 28, 2017

Biometrics not a threat

The biometrics in South African identity documents offers advanced security features rather than a means to control citizens, says an analyst.

3:30
May 8, 2015

Home affairs targets 2.2m smart IDs

By next March at the latest, South Africans will be able to get a smart ID at any of the big four banks.

2:20
Feb 17, 2015

Home affairs taps banks in smart ID rollout

A pilot project will kick off by the end of next month to test the viability of banks handling smart ID applications.

3:50
Feb 26, 2014

Home affairs targets 3m smart IDs this year

The transition from ID books to smart IDs will take place over six years, says the department.

2:00
Oct 23, 2013

Home affairs investment pays off

The department's IT modernisation project has led to gains in getting documents issued faster.

2:00
Feb 27, 2013

R1bn to modernise home affairs

A modernisation programme will replace outdated and obsolete legacy systems, as well as improve security.

3:10
Feb 15, 2013

Smart ID cards 'this year'

Home affairs finalises the rollout plan to replace millions of ID books with smart ID cards.

2:10
Dec 18, 2012

Smart card ID 'soon'

Home Affairs is on track with its modernisation programme.

2:10
Oct 25, 2012

'Who Am I Online' delayed

Home affairs saves R100 million as its modernisation project is held up.

3:50
Oct 1, 2012

DHA security below standard

The Department of Home Affairs has an over-dependence on private security companies.

4:30
Aug 27, 2012

No smart card corruption, says SITA

The problems that derailed the smart ID card project were administrative and involved no corruption, says the State IT Agency.

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