Unlike previous electoral contests, the January 2021 general elections were not business as usual owing to the Covid-19 pandemic which necessitated the enforcement of several measures by the government to combat its spread...... What was not predicted, however, was the record number of artists, especially from the creative industry, contesting elective political offices.
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Uganda went to the polls in January 2021 to elect new political leaders at all levels for the fourth time under the new multiparty political dispensation. Unlike previous electoral contests, the January 2021 general elections were not business as usual owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, which necessitated the enforcement of several measures by government to combat its spread.
This paper therefore analyses recent developments in the electoral environment ahead of the 2021 general elections and builds plausible scenarios... View Article
This study applied a conceptual framework that uses a comparative and gendered approach to estimate the cost of politics, using a set of pre-identified variables regularly incurred by both candidates seeking political office and elected representatives while in office.
Uganda will go to the polls in 2021 for the country’s fourth multiparty general elections under the 1995 constitution. PPI through this leaflet has profiled the basic facts and information that you need to know about the elections.
Uganda is scheduled to hold its fourth multiparty general elections in January and February 2021 amidst COVID-19 and under several restrictions intended to combat the spread of the pandemic. Although the Electoral Commission (EC) launched its 2021 election roadmap as early as 2018, the implementation of preparatory activities was hampered by the outbreak of COVID-19 and the measures put in place to combat its spread.
This analysis was produced by the Public Policy Institute (PPI) with support from the National Endowment for Democracy and in partnership with the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy (NIMD) under the Delivering Safe and Credible Elections Amidst COVID-19 in Uganda initiative.
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This paper discusses art as a medium of expression and explores its application in the promotion of democratic principles and... View Article
By Emmanuel Kitamirike The role of civil society in political reform is based on ‘the idea of a positive, universalist... View Article