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A daughter's right to property

Thirteen year-old Barbara Apire lives in Bororo village, Adekkwok sub-county, in Lira district, Northern Uganda. Barbara’s mother died of Aids-related illnesses when she was 12, leaving her in the care of an aunt. Before she died, Barbara’s mother was running a successful grain business in BoroBoro more

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Improving accountability for government programmes through Parliamentary Outreaches

In 2008, the Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda, her deputy, the leader of the opposition, and several ministers and lawmakers, made their way to the central western district of Masaka to launch an outreach forum. The forum, the first of its kind in Uganda was aimed at bringing Parliament closer t more

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Strengthening Parliamentary oversight to improve service delivery at the local government level

MBALE - Lack of drugs in health centres, poorly maintained roads and inadequate funding to districts were some of the issues that dominated debate at the Parliamentary outreach held in Mbale town on Friday April 20-12. Over 100 representatives from 25 districts in Eastern Uganda participated in the more