Uganda speeds visa issuance and strengthens border security with Gemalto Visa Management System

Gemalto, is supplying Uganda's Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control (DCIC) with its Coesys Visa Management that combines swift issuance of all visas and permits with biometric enrollment upon arrival. Gemalto is supporting the new solution with integration, deployment, maintenance and training for Ugandan immigration officers. The new scheme allows the authorities to manage the…

Uganda starts with issuance of national eID

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni launched the issuance of electronic national identity cards, calling on Ugandans to register in the system as he received the first electronic ID. Nearly 16 million Ugandans are expected to register in the electronic IDs system. "National Identity cards are being printed using four machines that produce a minimum of 56,000 and a maximum…