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- South African based company Face Technologies which has been selected by Uganda’s Transport Ministry to implement the switch to computerised driving licences is stuck with over 40,000 driving permits valued at sh200m. According to

Nathan Tumushabe, the transport ministry project coordinator "drivers are reluctant to bring their pictures for scanning to be issued with the computerised permits".

- A Dutch newspaper Volkskrant reported that police have arrested eight men in connection with the attempted illegal export of toxic waste to Ghana. According to the report, three of the gang members are brothers and police picked them up in Deventer, while the other five were picked up in various parts of Amsterdam.