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Minister Jacob Oboth Confirms Progress in Issuing Polycarbonate Passports

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Minister of State for Defence, Hon. Jacob Oboth, confirmed the government’s successful implementation of polycarbonate passports for ordinary passport holders.

During the parliamentary session on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, chaired by Deputy Speaker Thomas Tayebwa, Oboth disclosed the distribution of 104,000 polycarbonate passports since March 2023.

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The migration to polycarbonate for diplomatic and service passports will occur following the depletion of current stocks.

Oboth highlighted a decision made by a committee, led by the Prime Minister, to import polycarbonate passports rather than manufacturing them in Entebbe, citing the absence of a security printing factory.

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He assured the House of a smooth transition from paper-based e-passports to polycarbonate e-passports without causing inconvenience to passport holders. Moreover, the cost will remain at Shs250,000, identical to the paper-based e-Passport undergoing an upgrade.

The government has faced pressure from the East African Community Secretariat regarding the quality of the paper biodata page e-Passport, which fails to meet the international passport standard requirements established by the International Civil Aviation Organizatio

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Killer Mike’s Son Undergoes Kidney Transplant Amid Grammy Highs and Arrest

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The past 48 hours have been eventful for Atlanta rapper Killer Mike. Following the release of his first solo album in over a decade, “MICHAEL,” last year, the Outkast collaborator and Run The Jewels member found himself at the center of attention with three Grammy wins. While the recognition for Best Rap Album and Best Rap Song and Performance for “Scientists & Engineers” brought a triumphant moment, it was marred by an unexpected incident at the Grammys pre-show where videos circulated online showing Mike being escorted out in handcuffs by the police.

Details about the arrest were initially scarce, but it later emerged that he was taken into custody following an encounter with event security. Released on the same day, Killer Mike opted to focus more on his Grammy victories than the arrest when questioned by the media.

Now, a new development in the rapper’s life takes center stage, involving his 21-year-old son. According to TMZ, Killer Mike’s son underwent a kidney transplant earlier today. The young man had been on the transplant waitlist for three years before being moved up last year. While details about the ongoing situation are limited, this development adds a layer of personal significance to Killer Mike’s recent highs and challenges.

When addressing his Grammy arrest, Killer Mike kept his response succinct, stating, “We hit a speed bump, and then we head back to the party.” His initial Grammy win was more than 15 years ago, a collaboration with Outkast, and this recent trio of wins marked a triumphant return. As Killer Mike navigates the complexities of his personal and professional life, thoughts and well-wishes pour in from fans. Share your thoughts on Killer Mike’s son’s kidney transplant amid these contrasting moments in the comments section below.

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Four Detained in Connection with Missing Man Case in Kasomoro Village

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Singer Baby Deo Passes Away in Terrible Car Accident

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Popular singer Baby Deo, real name Deo Tadeo, has sadly passed away in a severe car accident. The artist, known for the hit song ‘Kasuku,’ lost his life instantly in a collision on Masaka road at Kyengera. Disturbing photos of the aftermath are circulating on social media, revealing the extent of the damage to his Toyota Super Custom.

Authorities have quickly responded, towing the wreckage to Kyengera Police Station. Investigations are ongoing, and more details about the tragic incident are expected to emerge soon.

Fans and the music industry are grieving the loss of the talented artist, and condolences are pouring in from everywhere. We will provide updates on this heartbreaking incident as more information becomes available.

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