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NIRA, CID probe source of National IDs recovered in Lubigi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Identification and Registration Authority-NIRA and the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID have started investigations into the source of numerous National Identity Cards and other various documents that were picked from Lubigi. Dozens of suspected stolen identity cards, passports, and vehicle number plates were recovered on Wednesday …

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Hundreds miss UPDF recruitment over lack of national IDs, forgery

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 900 potential recruits to the Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces-UPDF have been turned away in Buliisa. Some of the youths were found with forged academic papers, no National IDs and recommendation letters from LC1 chairpersons, District Internal Security Officer-DISO, and Resident District Commissioners-RDC. Others …

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15 million Ugandans to renew national IDs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) will undertake a mass enrolment and renewal exercise of National Identification (ID) cards in 2023, the Minister of State for Internal Affairs, Gen. David Muhoozi said. Muhoozi said NIRA will commence the mass enrollment exercise of National IDs in …

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Elderly sue gov’t for discrimination over lack of National IDs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has been sued for allegedly excluding elderly people from accessing Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE), and public health services among others due to lack of national identification cards. The government was sued together with National Identification and Registration Authority-NIRA, by three Civil …

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