The Ugandan Parliament: Greater Interaction Between MPs and Civil Society Is Needed

  title={The Ugandan Parliament: Greater Interaction Between MPs and Civil Society Is Needed},
  author={Agnes Titriku},
  journal={Anti-Corruption Evidence},
  • Agnes Titriku
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • Anti-Corruption Evidence
Even though Uganda claims to embrace democracy as a system of governance, its democratic credentials lag behind much of Sub-Saharan Africa. Parliament’s ineffectiveness contributes to the persistent increase in the incidence of corruption in the country. The problem is not a lack of oversight tools, but rather a lack of political will, coupled with limited co-ordination between parliament and other watchdogs, especially civil society groups and the media. Parliament needs to develop strategies… 



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