'Blocking SIM Cards Will Lock Voters Out' (allAfrica.com)

A non-governmental organisation has warned that Uganda Communications Commission’s order to telecom firms to disconnect unregistered Sim cards could lock some voters out of the 2016 elections. MTN Uganda recently deactivated the Sim cards of 300,000 subscribers, blocking them from making voice calls until their registration is verified. Other telecoms are taking similar measures. But now,…