31 December 2012
The Department of Home Affairs has urged all citizens to ensure that all their children are registered.
The department said the effort to register child births comes within the context of the ongoing National Population Registration Campaign launched by President Jacob Zuma to consolidate a secure, accurate and credible national population register with a single point of entry at birth.
Ministry Spokesperson Lunga Ngqengelele said the National Population Registration Campaign is aimed at, the registration of all child births within 30 days of delivery, Mobilisation of youths of 15 years and above to apply for ID’s and to end the practice of late registration of births.
Ngqengelele also said Minister Naledi Pandor will tomorrow, lead the Department’s campaign for the registration of New Year’s Day child births at the Bonteheuwel Maternity Clinic in Cape Town.
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