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It will take up to eight years to issue all South Africans with smart card identity documents, home affairs minister Naledi Pandor said on Thursday. The department believed that once the process was underway, it could print about 3m ID cards a year, using the government printing works, Pandor told reporters

After more than a decade of delays, smart ID cards, which will replace South Africa’s green, barcoded ID books, should be in people’s hands from next year, according to home affairs minister Naledi Pandor. Pandor the implementation date will be disclosed in the new year and the proposed transition period of four

Science & technology minister Naledi Pandor has been appointed by President Jacob Zuma as minister of home affairs, the presidency said on Wednesday. Deputy science minister Derek Hanekom will take over as minister of science & technology. “I congratulate Ms Pandor and Mr Hanekom

It is expected that smart ID cards will be in use by the next general elections, the home affairs department said on Thursday. Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said in Pretoria that by 2014 some South Africans would be using the smart cards instead of the green

A pilot project to replace identity documents with smart cards will start in about six months, home affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said on Wednesday. Dlamini-Zuma, who showed off her own smart card to journalists ahead of her budget speech in parliament, said the cards would go a long way towards stamping out corruption in the home affairs

National treasury has allocated R2,2bn over five years for the department of home affairs’ “Who Am I Online?” project, which has been stalled by a legal dispute with Gijima, finance minister Pravin Gordhan said

The Democratic Alliance has called on home affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, to release two investigative reports about its controversial, multibillion-rand IT project, “Who Am I Online”. The project, which was