Online Registration Encounters Tech Hiccups


Just a month since its launch, the Online Business Registration System (OBRS) is currently encountering some teething problems.

According to Companies and Intellectual Properties Authority (CIPA) spokesperson, Marietta Magashula, since the launch of the OBRS, a few payments have been failing to go through due to the level of security on their payment platform or with one-time pins not being sent.

“It is a challenge we are continuing to experience, and we are in constant engagement with our payment gateway supplier to resolve the issue,” said Magashula.

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Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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