Gaone Angelinah Matakule currently serves as Assistant Director in the Department of Civil and National Registration. She oversees the implementation of the National Registration Act, which entails registration and issuance of National Identity Cards to eligible citizens. Ms. Matakule has over ten years’ experience in civil registration and identity management. She previously held the positions of Regional Registration Officer and Field Services Coordinator, where she was responsible for, among others, ensuring timely access to registration services. Over the years, she contributed immensely to the achievement of the Department’s objectives which included review of legislation, development of ICT systems such the Automated Biometric Identification System, and comprehensive assessment of the Civil Registration and Vital Statistics system, among others. She is also a member of the Project Implementation Team, which is responsible for the development of a new electronic identification system.