South African national identification and registration bill approved by Cabinet

South African cabinet approved a draft National Identification and Registration Bill 2022, which will see the creation of a single integrated national information system for all persons living in South Africa. This will involve the integration of the three existing databases into one database being used in the country. On 18 February 2023, the Minister of Home Affairs revealed that final touches were being made on the bill, which would be released for public comments.