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In 2005, Ugandans in a referendum decided to return to a multiparty system of government as opposed to the single party rule that existed then. This decision evidenced the underlying desire of Ugandans to have a political system that permits Political Competition. This civic engagement therefore helped to highlight the views of the Citizenry on whether, they as citizens have stakes in their political parties, if they thought Uganda’s political parties had Character? It also availed a platform for the citizenry to learn from their leaders on the issues regarding Political Parties’ funding among other issues..Download
The brief was designed to set an inquiry into motion on whether political parties were ready and transparent as they prepare for their internal party primaries, the Implications of the growing numbers of independents in different political parties, how favorable is the atmosphere for the media and civil society operations, is the government willing to work with civil society organizations to ensure civic education?.Download
Ugandans shared thoughts on the question surrounding the possibility of the current EAC collapsing because of the same reason as the first one given the weak and non-independent institutions such as the EACJ, sectoral and ministerial councils and the secretariat. The Citizenry shared views on whether Uganda actually accords the EAC affairs the kind of importance they deserve. They also tried to understand whether Uganda regards her membership to the EAC as part of the key strategies to achieve her short term, medium and long term development objectives..Download