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Byline: Sheila Naturinda
The Electoral Commission has launched a new voter registration system that captures biometrics details of voters - like fingerprints. The biometrics system, inaugurated yesterday in Kampala by EC chief Badru Kiggundu will be implemented by a German firm, Muelhbauer High Tech International. The same company will handle the national ID project.
Dr Kiggundu said the new system, which targets 3.5 million new voters, to bring the total number of registered voters to 13.5 million, will also help weed out multiple registrations. The exercise will run from May 3 to June 4.
The EC boss also advised voters who have registered more than once …