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Publications

  1. Yesterday evening, i learnt with excitement that our Country Director, Arthur Larok was among the two CSO leaders that were selected to represent the NGOs in the country on the National Bureau for...
  2. This issue focuses on oil transparency and makes a case for the Uganda government to consider signing up to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), a global transparency and...
  3. In this issue, read about the People’s parliament debate on the Bio Safety and Bio Technology Bill. The writer describes it as heated, lively, stalemated and sterile. You may need to judge for your...
  4. On our trip to Nebbi two weeks ago, we discovered that the Primary schools in the district are bogged down with inadequate infrastructure. The situation must change if we are building for the future....
  5. In this edition of the weekly, we track our Tax Justice  Campaign, from the Legislators  amending the Income Tax Act to exempt their allowances from being taxed, to the President’s refusal...
  6. This Report is going to analyze the Consent Judgement of 27th October 2005 which arose as a result of this court suit, after a consensus had been reached between the Benet community, government and...
  7. This book documents experiences of ActionAid Uganda and its development partners’ interventions in combating Sexual Gender based Violence in Uganda. It focuses on the lessons learnt from...
  8. Last Friday, we delivered 4.2 million signatures to the Prime Minister of Uganda. He promised to consider. Thank you for being part of this campaign. We shall not stop until our Legislators pay their...
  9. This week, I will simply say thank you to all Ugandans who have made a bold statement by signing to petition the President not to assent to the Income Tax Amendment that exempts legislators from...
  10. For those of you who have already signed the petition, thank you. For those who have not yet signed, we still have time to get your signature. The Country needs taxes to run. Sign today to petition...
  11. She spoke with authority, and yet, her face expressed disappointment and hopelessness. It was clearthat she is disappointed with the current education system. Her teachers are demotivated. Her...
  12. Dear Reader.In this edition of the Weekly, we try to breakdown the issue of the Panama papers. What are they? Who is involved? And of all names, why are they called Panama papers? Why should you care...
  13. After its launch by the Deputy Chief Justice of Uganda; Justice Kavuma last December, the Ipaidabribe Platform  has recorded a good number of corruption cases. Unique about the platform is that...
  14. While you were enjoying your Easter Holiday,  a one Adolf Busingye was busy cutting off his pregnant wife’s hands and ears! In two months time, the victim will have a baby. How is she expected...
  15. Dear reader.In this Weekly edition, read about the jigger problem and its  consequences  in Namutumba district, where 21% of the district population is infested.We also have some good...
  16. "If your masculinity is threatened by an empowered woman, then it was not build on a just foundation”- not my words, but the words of AAU’s Country Director, Arthur Larok. This edition gives you an...
  17. A Happy Womens day to all the ladies in this audience, and to the men who respect the ladies. Did you know that in every 12 minutes, a woman dies due to Gender Based Violence in the world? This...
  18. As we count down to Women’s day, the Weekly publication will feature men who stand up for Women.Mr Okware from Nebbi stopped beating his wife. He now goes an extra mile to reduce the burden ofcare...
  19. Last Thursday, Ugandans went to vote for their President for the next five years. President Museveniwas declared winner of an election that many have described as the most fraudulent election in the...
  20. During last Saturday's historical presidential debate, Incumbent Yoweri Museven stated that Oil is an NRM discovery. Candidate Abed Bwanika challenged the statement, arguing that Oil belongs to all...