Uganda: Is it right to deny someone participation in elections over a national ID?

Published: 5/Déc/2015
Source: The Monitor

Which is the lesser evil: Using the old 2011 voter register or the 2015 biometric one compiled using information from the national Identity Card registration exercise?

That is the question many voters, politicians, and civil society organisations want answered.

This follows the Electoral Commission (EC’s) decision on Wednesday to stop the nomination of Mr Norbert Mao for Gulu Municipality parliamentary race.

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Themes: Cartes d’identité et passeports, Pièces d'identité, Nationalité et élections, Inscription aux listes électorales
Regions: Afrique de l'Est, Ouganda
Year: 2015