The Home Affairs Department said it is prepared to help eligible voters who may need to collect Identity Documents at 321 of its offices as voter registration weekend gets underway.
On Saturday, the department’s offices will be open nationwide until 5 p.m.
On Saturday and Sunday, thousands of South Africans are anticipated to visit polling places to cast ballots in the 2024 elections.
- Over 23, 000 stations are open for voter registration this weekend.
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- Political parties beg SAns to care about the future of their nation.
To help those who might need to gather Identity Documents for voter registration, the Home Affairs department stated that it is confident that all of its systems will operate without a hitch all weekend.
The department is prepared to host more than 200 people at each office, according to deputy minister Njabulo Nzuza.
We also opened all of our offices last weekend as part of a sort of dry run to assess the level of readiness, and it was successful—we were open from 8 am to 1 pm. Therefore, we are prepared and very upbeat, Nzuza said.