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16:52
16:52

CSBAG Wants Fiscal Council Set Up to Assess Gov’t Expenditure civil society 3 1

The Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) has proposed the establishment of a fiscal council to oversee the taxation and expenditure of public funds.
07:27
07:27

EC to Blacklist Staff Implicated in Malpractice election 4 1

Speaking to political leaders and civil society organization-CSO actors, during the post-election evaluation meeting held at Iganga district headquarters last Friday, Mastiko said that they have put in place a system where all their staff implicated in jeopardizing the smooth execution of the electoral process shall be registered.
18:40
18:40

CSOs in Busoga Call for Adquate Preparation of Electoral Process community 2

While addressing the press about their findings on Thursday, the observers noted that due to lack of civic education, several registered voters did not participate.
14:40
14:40

U.S Department Pins Uganda on Human Rights Violation Jinja 4

The report shows that there were several reports where the government or its agents committed arbitrary or unlawful killings, including due to torture in 2019.
11:59
11:59

Uncertainties Spell Doom for Booming Artisanal Mining Sector Uganda 7 1

John Bosco Bukya, the chairperson of Uganda Artisanal and Small-scale Miners’ Association says that despite the emphasis the government is putting on industrial mine development by foreigners, a significant share of Uganda’s mineral production and related sources of employment are widely attributed to Artisanal and Small Scale Miners. He is optimistic that this category can turn around the sector once given chance and supported.
12:14
12:14

NEMA Snubs CSOs Petition on Oil Pipeline Assessment Report environment 5 1

The National Agricultural Management Authority-NEMA has snubbed a petition by civil societies under Civil Society Coalition on Oil and Gas-CSCO which requested the environment body not to approve the east African oil pipeline environment and social impact assessment report.
12:12
12:12

Increasing Alcohol Consumption in Arua, W. Nile Worries CSOs civil society 2

Collins Mawa, an opinion leader in Arua, says the high alcohol consumption in the region has not only impacted negatively on the economic well being of families but also led to increased school dropout rates and family break ups.
17:39
17:39

ACCU, Transparency International Accuse Miners of Under Declaring Ugandan Gold Auditor General 2 1 Top story

Mining Regulations (2004) an instrument of the Mining Act (2003), the minerals obtained under a mineral right or under mineral dealer’s license may only be exported under an export permit granted by the Commissioner at DGSM in the ministry of energy and mineral development.
09:09
09:09

Civil Society: Bunyoro Not Ready For Oil And Gas Opportunities uganda oil industry 4

Peter Atugonza, a resident of Hoima municipality, says he teamed up with his friend to establish a piggery farm with the hope of supplying pork to the oil companies during the oil production stage but he is disappointed.
16:43
16:43

Parliament Urged to Halt Proposed Allowances for Legislators mps allowances 2

ACCU Executive Director Cissy Kagaba says that the proposals are extremely intolerable, myopic and unsustainable.
18:04
18:04

EC Rallies Political Parties to Boost Voter Turnout civil society 5 1

Crispy Kaheru, the coordinator of Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda-CCEDU, says it is important for voters to exercise their rights to vote, adding that any campaign aimed at increasing voter turnout is welcome.
13:44
13:44

EC Unveils Biometric Voter Verification System civil society 5 1

The system, which uses human body characteristics to confirm a persons identity, has been fed with data for all eligible voters to ensure that only registered persons with biometrics data will be able to exercise their right to vote
20:00
20:00

Civil Society Want UNRA Probe Disbanded restructuring unra 3 1

CSOs say that the finances that are being spent on UNRA probe meeting can be saved and instead be used to finance the 2016/17 budget.
19:20
19:20

Ugandan Women Group Wins UGX 350 Million Award environment 1

The Award is given to civil society organizations, non-governmental organisations and other groups based in Africa that have succeeded in advocacy to promote the attainment of one or more of the Millennium Development Goals.
10:31
10:31

CSOs in Karamoja Join PRDP Funds Theft Demo civil society 4

Civil Society groups in Karamoja sub region have condemned corruption asking government to find means of ending the current endless theft of public funds.
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