Home affairs deploys tech to fight snaking queues
The department tells Parliament that an online appointment system is in the works, as part of the intervention strategies to reduce long queues at its branches.
Despite SITA, EOH is still getting govt tenders, says CEO
Stephen van Coller believes there’s no reason to blacklist the firm, and has no sympathy for the perpetrators of corruption who left EOH with R4 billion debt.
FNB stands firm on the need for branches
First National Bank, the self-proclaimed ‘digital first’ bank, confirms plans to open an additional 50 new community branches by 2023.
FNB extends reach to KZN for smart ID collections
The bank’s customers in KwaZulu-Natal can now collect their smart IDs and passports at the Cornubia branch.
Corruption has cost EOH dearly, says CEO Van Coller
EOH’s new management works to repay R2 billion of the R4 billion legacy debt that was racked up due to poor management and looting.
Damning report reveals EOH manipulation of R400m tender
The forensic report shows how EOH, in cahoots with DHA executives, connived to fleece the department by manipulating bid specifications and overcharging for services.
SA’s e-visa system to reach more countries
The Department of Home Affairs adds 10 more countries for the roll out of its electronic visa system.
Mask or no mask, Idemia wins face recognition contest
Biometric solutions company Idemia says its new facial recognition technology can accurately identify people wearing face masks.
SITA flags R400m biometrics DHA contract for non-compliance
The State IT Agency says cession of the home affairs contract to IDEMIA is anticompetitive, as it does not comply with procurement laws and regulations.
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.