Zimbabwe: Low IDs uptake in Matabeleland

Published: 5/Nov/2017
Source: Daily News

Members of Parliament’s thematic committee on Peace and Security have queried why the Matabeleland region recorded low numbers during the national identity documentation (ID) issuance blitz by the Registrar-General (RG)’s office. This comes amid concerns that most people in the region have been failing to get IDs, with some alleging it is due to most of them not having birth certificates after having lost their parents and guardians to the Gukurahundi atrocities.

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Themes: Identity Documents, Birth Registration, ID Documents and Passports
Regions: Southern Africa, Zimbabwe
Year: 2017