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IGG, CSOs partner to fight corruption in refugee sector

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government has resorted to enrolling civil society organisations to help in the fight against corruption in government-sponsored projects for refugees. This is part of government efforts to improve service delivery, but will also help improve its image tainted by reports of graft …

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Civil society urges streamlined Parish Development Model

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Society Organisations have called on government to establish a clear allocation formula for funds under the Parish Development Model (PDM), while considering different demographic dynamics to promote equity. Julius Mukunda, the Executive Director at the Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) said despite Shs465.48 billion …

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CSOs want pregnant learners in school beyond stipulated three months

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Society Organizations are demanding that child mothers should be given chance to stay in schools beyond the three months of pregnancy as recommended by the government. In 2020, the Education and Sports Ministry drafted guidelines to help thousands of girls impregnated during the prolonged …

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Gov’t engaging 16 NGOs over suspension

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sixteen of the 54 Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) that were suspended in August are engaging government to have their suspension lifted. Of the 54, 23 NGOs were suspended by the National Bureau for Non-Governmental Organisations for operating with expired permits, 15 …

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Govt clamps down on 54 NGOs

Move follows banning of more than 12,000 CSOs Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Civil society organisations have reacted with dissatisfaction at the government’s closure and suspension of 54 NGOs many of which work in the areas of transparency, accountability and governance across the country. On Aug.20, the National Bureau …

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Oil pipeline compensation delays spark disputes, child neglect in Rakai

Rakai, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and children rights activists in Rakai and Kyotera districts have decried the increasing domestic disputes among communities affected by the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project. They say that families are breaking up and children neglected as parents remain incapable …

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