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Home affairs department goes digital

The Department of Home Affairs is launching its new biometrics identification system on Wednesday.

The system uses unique biological traits such as facial recognition to identify individuals.

Malusi Gigaba

It’s part of the department’s ongoing revamp of facilities across the country.

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says the department is working on improving its services.

He hopes the efforts will bring an end to long queues.


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