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Regional offices to start processing E-passports

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Internal Affairs has revealed plans to start processing E-passports at its regional centres. The Commissioner of Citizenship and Passport Johnson Namanya on Tuesday said that they are planning to equip the regional offices in Mbale, Mbarara and Gulu districts in March and …

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188,200 Electronic passports issued so far

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration has so far issued 188,200 electronic passports. The passports also referred to as e-passports are a change from the current machine-readable passports. Brig. Johnson Namanya, the Commissioner for Citizenship and Passport Control on Tuesday gave an update on …

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Speaker directs Minister on e-passport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has given the Minister of Internal Affairs, Gen Jeje Odongo up to Tuesday next week to address the House on the process of issuance of the new e-passports. “This is a matter that touches the rights and freedom of …

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Parliament questions proposed introduction of East African e-passports

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has queried the move by government to phase out the current passports and replace them with the international East African e-Passport. This followed debate on a statement tabled by Internal Affairs Minister, Obiga Kania on the proposed introduction of the international East African e-Passport. …

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