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Good news as the Department of Home Affairs opened a new office in this province

It was good news as the Department of Home Affairs reportedly opened an office at the Dora Ngiza Hospital in Gqeberha , Eastern Cape .This is great news for new mothers to register their babies .

In accordance with the SABC news report , this was regarded as relief for new mothers as a result of the opening of the office .It was revealed that new mothers would have to go home and be forced to travel 20 km to the nearest Home Affairs Office . It would be then that they would have to stand in queues to have their babies registered .It is now easy as they will only walk to the offices within the hospital.When the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs was asked what made the department to launch its services , he said that they were running a campaign for early birth registration countrywide .

He went on and said that they had 123 facilities across the country where birth certificates are printed immediately .It was added by the Deputy Minister that they had decided to categorize the hospitals according to the number of births .He added that prioritization was given to hospitals with high birth rates , hence they decided to open their office at the Dora Ngiza Hospital .Dora Hospipal reportedly gives 11 000 births per year .He said that the births had to be made at the hospital for the convenience of parents .

The place is also welcome for all mothers who want to register birth certificates whether they would have given birth at the hospital or used another hospital .The Deputy Minister said that it was a birth registration center that was opened and served the purpose of bringing convenience to the child's future .Mothers were encouraged to do the registration of their babies in hospitals .

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