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VOTER REGISTRATION: NGO forum hails Police, blasts GISOs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF) has hailed the Police for their role in securing equipment during the just concluded National Voters’ Register (NVR) exercise, but are unhappy about reported incidents of extortion involving Gombolola Internal Security Officers (GISOs). In a statement, UNNGOF commended the logistical …

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Online registration puzzling teachers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several teachers have failed to register on the Teacher Management and Information System-TMIS in the ongoing registration of teachers nationwide. Last year, the Education and Sports Ministry introduced the Teacher Management and Information System (TMIS) to streamline the registration of teachers so as to …

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Registration of coffee farmers will boost sector-UCDA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has said that the proposed registration of coffee farmers will cut off middlemen and also ensure development of the coffee sector in the country. Government through the National Coffee bill 2018 seeks to register and license coffee farmers. The bill also proposes that …

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Equipment failure slowing gun fingerprinting exercise

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ongoing gun fingerprinting exercise has been slowed down by the breakdown of the equipment and inexperienced personnel. The exercise conducted by the Police and sister security agencies came after a series of high profile murders that shocked the country in recent years. In …

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Parliament recommends forensic audit on learners’ registration under NIRA

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The parliamentary committee on defense and internal affairs has recommended for a forensic audit to be carried out on the learners’ registration project that was implemented by the National Identification and Registration Authority. The project was carried out in both primary and secondary schools across the country …

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Simcard registration dividends

Operators fear strict registration requirement will slow growth of subscribers Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Telecom firms now feel confident in carrying out their business following the conclusion of a mandatory Simcard registration and validation on August 31, 2017, according to Godfrey Mutabazi, the executive director at the Uganda Communications …

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Seninde warns Head Teachers over registration

Kampala, Uganda| GODFREY SSALI | The state minister for primary education Rosemary Nansubuga Seninde has warned head teachers and officials handling the mass enrolment of pupils and students to stop charging money to conduct the exercise. The ministry launched the registration exercise with a view of eliminating ghost pupils and has …

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Parliament resolves to extend SIM-card deadline to next year

Uganda’s Parliament has Thursday passed a motion extending the registration of SIM-cards deadline by not more than one year. Government responded soon after. Frank Tumwebaze, Spokesperson Government of Uganda said on twitter that “Government notes and will address issues of Parliament in regard to the SIM-card verification period, the deadline stands.” …

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