Gigaba: Too many still without IDs

26 February 2016 - 08:38 By BABALO NDENZE

South Africans without IDs could die without officially having ever existed, said Home Affairs minister Malusi Gigaba.He added that there are 200,000 uncollected IDs and 5000 uncollected green barcoded IDs.Gigaba said: "Ideally, we would like to know who is in the country, where they live, what their ID or passport numbers are, what their visa card number is, where they obtained it and other details.

This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Registered on the BusinessLIVE, Business Day, Financial Mail or Rand Daily Mail websites? Sign in with the same details.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.