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Civil society actors worried as DGF project nears end

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil society actors are operating in uncertainty of their future as the deadline for the Democratic Governance Facility-DGF to wind down its operations in Uganda draws closer. The facility, a pool of funds from different international donors is the major funder of over 60 Non-Governmental Organisations-NGOs, …

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EU members hail Uganda’s lifting of DGF suspension

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  DGF Development Partner Statement on the Lifting of the Suspension ****** The development partners supporting the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) – Austria, Denmark, the European Union, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden – welcome the lifting of the suspension announced by H.E President Yoweri Kaguta …

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President Museveni agrees to lift ban on DGF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has agreed to lift the ban he imposed on Democratic Governance Facility (DGF), a civil society funding body whose activities were suspended last year. In a press statement issued by the Presidential Press Unit, Museveni made the commitment yesterday in Kampala …

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EU Ambassadors, Human Rights Commission meet over DGF suspension

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Human Rights Commission is unable to perform some of its core functions since the suspension of the Democratic Governance Facility-DGF. The commission is one of the entities that initially received funding from DGF, the single biggest donor basket established by development partners to …

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SWEDEN: Continued closure of DGF hurting Ugandans

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Swedish Ambassador to Uganda Maria Håkansson has said that the continued closure of the Democratic Governance Facility-DGF is greatly affecting communities that were beneficiaries of its activities. DGF, the single biggest donor basket established by development partners was suspended early this year after …

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EU Ambassadors court speaker Oulanyah on DGF suspension

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union-EU delegation in Uganda has asked the Speaker of Parliament to push for the lifting of a suspension on Democratic Governance Facility-DGF, the single biggest donor basket established by development partners. The fund which was started to provide well-coordinated support to various entities …

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IPOD council appeals to gov’t over DGF suspension

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inter Party Organisation for Dialogue-IPOD has appealed to the government to lift the suspension of the Democratic Governance Facility-DGF, a consortium of donor for good governance programs in Uganda. President Yoweri Museveni wrote to the Ministry of Finance in February last year to halt …

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Kasaija writes to confirm suspension of DGF

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Finance Minister Matia Kasaija last week wrote a letter officially confirming the suspension of a Memorandum Of Understanding on the running of the Democratic Governance Facility in Uganda. Cancellation of DGF MFPED Feb 2020 (003) (2)   Share on: WhatsApp

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