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5,500 Entebbe residents pick national IDs at temporary NIRA centres

Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A total of 5,600 residents of Entebbe municipality picked their National Identity Cards at the temporary centres stationed at Katabi and the municipal council offices.   Katabi town council and Entebbe Municipal Council offices were among the 15 centres that the National Identification and Registration Authority …

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NIRA to issue over 150,000 National IDs to Wakiso residents

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Identification Registration Authority-NIRA has finalized arrangements to distribute over 150,000 national identification cards to Wakiso residents that hadn’t been collected by the beginning of the lockdown. The distribution exercise which is scheduled to start tomorrow will take place at selected centers in …

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NIRA hunts for new executive director as Gama is asked to leave

Kampala, Uganda| AFP |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Judy Obitre Gama, the Executive Director National Identification and Registration Authority-NIRA will vacate office immediately the process to replace her starts. Gama, who has been at the helm of the Authority since 2015, will not have her contract renewed on the orders of President …

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500 bodies unclaimed from KCCA mortuary annually

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | About 500 bodies go unclaimed at the Kampala Capital City Authority – KCCA mortuary every year, according to lead police pathologist, Assistant Inspector General of Police – AIGP Dr Moses Byaruhanga. The police usually have five pathologists conducting postmortems on more than 15 bodies …

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MPs want National ID replacment fee scrapped

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament want a select committee instituted to investigate the National Identity and Registration Authority (NIRA) over failure to issue Ugandans with identity cards. The MPs were on Tuesday debating the communication of the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga, who noted that some Ugandans were frustrated …

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NIRA board chairperson wants changes on National ID replacement system

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The newly appointed board chairperson of the National Identification and Registration Authority(NIRA), James Biribonwa has tasked the authority management to explain the detailed process of National ID replacement and explain why it takes long. Biribonwa, who was presiding at the inaugural NIRA governing board …

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New NIRA board tasked to expedite issuance of identity cards

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Chief Justice has tasked the newly appointed Board Members of the National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) to restore confidence among citizens in the issuance of the National Identity Cards. Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo said several Ugandans have been left in a state …

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New NIRA board members take oath

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Deputy Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo on Thursday presided over the inauguration of the newly appointed board members of the National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA). The ceremony took place at High Court in Kampala on Thursday. James Biribonwa, former commissioner of the Electoral Commission is the …

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Internal affairs minister irked by crowds at NIRA offices

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Minister of Internal Affairs Jeje Odongo has expressed concern over the surging crowds seeking services at the National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) offices in Kololo.   General Odongo said this while presiding over the inauguration of the new NIRA governing board that took their …

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