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Gigaba promises to overhaul embattled Home Affairs

The Department of Home Affairs is to imrpove its services after more than 100 000 cases of problematic identification documents and passport issuing were reported

Newly Appointed Minister of Home Affairs -  Malusi Gigaba says there needs to be a sense of protection of the national registry for critical documentation

Gigaba spoke during a press briefing

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The Department of Home Affairs has embarked on an extensive turnaround programme, aimed at developing and improving service delivery.

The department says it is dedicated to serving the community of South Africa. This follows recent reports of a crisis in the department, with more than 100 000 cases of problematic identification documents and passport issuing.

The newly appointed Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba, has guaranteed South Africans that his department will offer the country documentation that is credible, secure and of high value.

Gigaba says the department needs to ensure that every South African receives good quality service in terms of the critical documentation. They need from birth to age of maturity, all the stages of their lives right to the end.

"We need to ensure that we protect our national register. We need public servants who are ethical, who have integrity and who can be trusted. We need to continue providing quality professionals to service our people at our frontline offices," says Gigaba.

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The Department of Home Affairs is to improve its services after more than 100 000 cases of problematic identification documents and passport issuing were reported

Newly Appointed Minister of Home Affairs,  Malusi Gigaba says there needs to be a sense of protection of the national registry for critical documentation

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May 29, 2014 - 9:26am

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