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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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THIS WEEK: Parliament questions new e-pass port

THIS WEEK: Parliament questions new e-pass port Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | After government announced recently that they are phasing out the current passport in favor of the East African Community (EAC) e-passport, parliament received it with mixed feelings. When Internal Affairs Minister, Obiga Kania presented a statement on it, …

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Ugandan drags UK government to court over lost passport

A Ugandan citizen has dragged United Kingdom’s Visa and Immigration department to the Kampala High Court for orders compelling the UK to compensate him over loss of his passport and other travel documents. Moses Kabanda says he wants sh60 million being expenses he incurred to replace the lost passport. Kabanda through Nexus …

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Putin hands action star Seagal Russian passport

Moscow, Russia | AFP |  President Vladimir Putin on Friday personally handed a new Russian passport to US action star Steven Seagal and said he hoped the gesture showed a “normalisation” of strained relations with Washington. Sitting at a round table in the Kremlin at a televised meeting, Putin showed …

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Shopping for a passport

By Haggae Matsiko Independent reporter buys birth certificate for Shs 35,000, offered passport for Shs150,000, no questions asked It is Thursday afternoon when I arrive at the reception of the Registrar of Births and Deaths office at Amam House near the Central Police Station in Kampala. I tell the receptionist …

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