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FNB puts data control back into customers’ hands

First National Bank rolls out MyProfile and Business Profile, to make it easier for individual and business customers to update their personal information with the bank.


EOH resets rules of engagement over legacy govt contracts

In the past 18 months, the company successfully settled previous troublesome contracts with the state, and is now forging a fresh relationship with government entities.


No end in sight to DHA’s biometrics tender furore

Some members failed to participate in Friday’s meeting due to load-shedding and the matter was deferred, says the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs.


Home affairs to resume smart ID, passport e-services

Home affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi announces that online services for smart ID and passport applications will resume on 8 March.

Jan 27, 2021

Home affairs sets new deadline to deliver biometrics project

The home affairs department intends to finalise the tender issues before the end of the current calendar year, to ensure phase one of the project goes live.

Dec 2, 2020

Dodgy tenders dog EOH’s progress

The company faces uncertainty regarding historical taxes that may be due as a result of the impact of the fraudulent transactions.

Nov 11, 2020

DHA douses fears of ‘ordained’ contractor in biometrics tender ructions

Home affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi fires a broadside to insinuations that French tech firm IDEMIA is the preferred company to take over the project from EOH.

Nov 3, 2020

EOH faces R44m fine for delays in home affairs tender

The Department of Home Affairs slaps EOH with a huge penalty and recommends the R400 million contract be ceded to a suitable subcontractor.


Home affairs live-capture system experiences downtime

The department says the processing and collection of smart ID cards and passports has been affected as a result. 

Aug 26, 2020

Missing master files in dodgy EOH tender baffle Parliament

The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs is critical of the delay in concluding an investigation into the missing master files in a R400 million contract involving EOH.


ICT tender: Procurement recovery

This week’s National Tender Bulletin sees an increase in government procurement activity.

Jun 30, 2020

Vodacom’s TOBi chatbot allows subscribers to self-RICA

The telco says this is a convenient way to self-RICA, while observing COVID-19 lockdown social distancing requirements.

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