Immigration offices set to open on Wednesday

By Robert Segawa

The ministry of internal affairs, department of immigration will resume operations tomorrow 10th June.

The offices were closed last Thursday after one of their driver from Elegu boarder point tested positive for Covid-19.

The immigration spokesperson Jacob Siminyu says they’ll reopen but only to essential stuff and they will work under ministry of health guidelines of social distancing.

Siminyu however, notes that the department is yet to resume issuance and renewal of passport.

He adds that there was office fumigation and essential contact were on self quarantine for 14 days.

Man sues UK immigration department for losing his passport, demands 60M compensation

By Sania Babirye
A Ugandan citizen has dragged the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration department to the High court seeking 60 million shillings for the loss of his passport and other travel documents.
Moses Kabanda  alleges that  between 29th/June and 6th /August 2016, he  applied for a UK Visa, but after some time  he was informed that   his passport along with other documents were  misplaced  in a consignment while in transit to  the UK Visa and  immigration decision making centre in Pretoria South Africa.
Kabanda now wants court to compel the respondent’s to pay him the money he spent on replacing the lost documents. The UK Visas and Immigration department has been given 15 days to file its response.