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Labour exporters raise concern over reduction in issuance of passports

Ministry of Internal Affairs has reduced passport issuance from 1,500 daily to 500 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The immigration department has reduced the issuance of passports. Jacob Siminyu, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Internal Affairs says that passport issuance has been reduced from 1,500 daily to only 500. …

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Ministry of Internal Affairs shifts passport picking centre to Kyambogo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The passport picking center has been shifted from the Ministry of Internal Affairs headquarters to Kyambogo where Face Technologies used to be located. Speaking to journalists at Naguru police headquarters, Jacob Siminyu, spokesperson of Immigration services said that in order to reduce the number of …

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Regional passport centres to reopen next month

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Immigration Directorate will next month open up three regional offices to reduce congestion at its headquarters in Kampala. The Ministry of Internal Affairs at Old Port Bell Road is surrounded by young men and women seeking passports. Some spend more than five hours in …

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Number of people seeking passports increases by 50% ahead of christmas

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The number of people seeking passports to travel abroad for Christmas and New Year’s festivities has more than doubled, the Internal Affairs Ministry has revealed.  Jacob Siminyu, the Internal Affairs ministry spokesperson, says many people have been visiting the immigration department to process passports since …

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Joint security taskforce to enforce lockdown restrictions until June 2

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Joint security taskforce will enforce all the previous restrictions that the government imposed on the country to counter the spread of the coronavirus.  Earlier, the public had interpreted the president’s instructions to mean that the restrictions had been lifted. Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson, …

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