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MPs express anger over the none issuance of National IDs

MPs express anger over the none issuance of National IDs

Members of parliament have expressed anger over the none issuance of National Identification cards to some registered  Ugandans  which could cause them to miss out voting in the 2016 polls. This as members of parliament were demanding the progress report on the issuance of the National ID. The speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga  said that there is […]

All registered voters will be allowed to vote

All registered voters will be allowed to vote

The electoral commission has dismissed reports that Ugandans without national IDs will be denied chance to vote. This follows media reports that millions could miss voting over IDs. Addressing journalists at the commission headquarters EC chairman Eng Badru Kiggundu said the national voters register will be the basis for participating in the 2016 general elections. He says […]

Voters registers missing some particulars in Amuria, Katakwi, Bukedea and Napak

Voters registers missing some particulars in Amuria, Katakwi, Bukedea and Napak

Voters in Amuria, Katakwi, Bukedea and Napak are confused after checking for their particulars on the voter register and finding that their particulars, despite submitting them during the national ID registration process, are not appearing on the register. Speaking to one of the voter education officers from Amuria district, Nathan Ebil, he tells us that many voters in the above mentioned districts are very […]

List of Ugandans with National IDs

Uganda virtually has no national identity cards (IDs). Only 400 Ugandans out of the population of 33 million people are privileged citizens holding Uganda national IDs. The people holding national IDs are President Museveni, Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, Maj. Gen. Kahinda Otafiire, Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa, Brig. Muhoozi and Gen. Salim Saleh among others. […]

National ID to improve Police investigation and crime prevention

The Uganda Police has cited the absence of national identity cards as one of the hurdles to effective investigation and arrest of criminal elements in Uganda. Police  Criminal Investigations Department Director Edward Ochom says that lack of national identification cards curtails the use of fingerprints by the Police in investigating crime. In an interactive meeting […]

Ugandans without national identity cars will not be given jobs and government services

Ugandans without National Identity Cards will not be allowed to get jobs and other related social services once the national identity card project is completed. The legal officer for national security and information system Betty Nansanje says both the public and private sector employers will be instructed not take on any one without an ID […]

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