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.
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.
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.
Standard Bank adds facial recognition to app security
The bank unveils the next phase of its digital banking security, which sees it introduce facial recognition authentication to its mobile app.
Home affairs earmarks three countries for e-visas pilot
In 2020, the department will add China, India and Nigeria to its e-visas pilot, which is being tested in Kenya.
SITA blames budget constraints for poor service delivery
The IT agency admits challenges resulting in it failing to fix IT systems for government departments amid calls for it to be closed down.
Home affairs eyes speedy rollout of biometric ID system
The ministry pins its hopes on an automated biometric identification system, as it looks to fight identity theft and ID duplication.