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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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NGO Bureau asks DGF partners to remain silent

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Bureau for Non-Governmental Organisations -NGO Bureau has asked beneficiaries under the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) to remain silent amidst the ongoing discussions on the government’s suspension of the facility. The Bureau, a semi-autonomous body under the Ministry of Internal Affairs is mandated to …

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Behind DGF’s suspension

How the space of the civil societies has been shrinking Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | On Feb, 03 the country woke up to the news that had President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni ordered the Ministry of Finance to suspend all activities of the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) for financing subversive …

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President was given wrong information on DGF funding – Kasaija

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Finance Minister Matia Kasaija has written to President Yoweri Museveni clarifying that the information on which he based a decision for the suspension of the Democratic Governance Facility – DGF was wrong. President Yoweri Museveni had earlier on ordered the suspension of the Democratic Governance …

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