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Standard Chartered unveils visa programme for clients

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Standard Chartered Bank Uganda has unveiled a 360° rewards program which is an end to-end solution managing ‘earn and burn’ of reward points via a comprehensive rewards catalogue for debit cards. The bank said on Spet.14 that the program is hosted on a platform that …

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Backlash escalates against Trump’s new visa policy for int’l students

Denver, United States | XINHUA | Voices against the Trump administration’s recent visa restriction for foreign students continued loudly, as hundreds of thousands of Americans had signed petitions by Friday night, condemning the move. “This is the real American silent majority,” Washington policy analyst Dave Richardson told Xinhua. “They are educated, …

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High ATM charges blamed on foreign switch providers

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Ugandans are paying way too much to use their cards at different Automated Teller Machines with commercial banks blaming the issue of foreign switch providers and the cost of moving money. The switch service providers, including Visa, China Union Pay and MasterCard enable one to …

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UK’s Johnson plans visa shake-up to attract science talent

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled plans Thursday for a new fast-track visa route for “the brightest and best”, in a bid to attract the world’s top scientists to Britain after Brexit. The “shake-up” of immigration rules is aimed at encouraging elite researchers and specialists in science, engineering and technology …

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14 Egyptians to be deported in visa scandal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Internal Affairs, Gen Jeje Odong has directed police to deport 14 Egyptian Nationals accused of forging working visas. The 14 suspects include; Moamen Mohammad Hamond, Taher Mahamed, Ahmed Mahmoud, Kotb Mohammed, Abdallah Ehsayed, Mahamed Waled, Moustafa Abdelhamed, Taha Mahamed Farahat, Gamal …

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US, Turkey put end to visa spat

Washington, United States | AFP | The United States and Turkey on Thursday turned the page on a visa crisis triggered nearly three months ago by the arrest of a staff member at the American mission in Ankara, but relations between the NATO allies remain tense. The two sides announced the …

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Rwanda visa policy praised

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Rwanda government has received widespread praise for it new visa regime which comes in effect on January 01, 2018. Citizens of all countries now have an automatic 30 day visa on arrival. A few arrivals might be required to pay applicable fees. The Morocco …

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US strips Ghana lawmakers of visa privileges

Accra, Ghana | AFP | Former presidents, lawmakers and senior government officials in Ghana will no longer have special privileges for private travel to the United States, Washington’s envoy has said. Until now, such individuals were able to take advantage of “protocol services” where they did not have to physically …

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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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