Source: The Herald (Harare)
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The Registrar-General’s Office will continue to issue national identity cards, birth and death certificates for free until January next year. In a telephone interview with The Herald on Tuesday, Deputy Registrar-General Mr Ben Mpala said the extension of the programme, which began in September this year, came after members of the public that missed out on the initial exercise lobbied Government. The three-month mobile registration exercise was expected to end on November 30. According to Mr Mpala, the project will be running concurrently with the current Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) exercise.