South Africa to begin smart ID roll-out
South Africa will begin rolling out its new smart card IDs in the third quarter of the year, as the country moves to speed up delivery of government services while cutting down on crime and corruption involving identity documents.
Anti-harassment law comes into effect
This year's Freedom Day will not only mark 19 years of democracy, it will also see the new Protection from Harassment Act come into effect, enabling South Africans to approach the courts for protection from sexual harassment - including harassment via SMS or e-mail.
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