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Authors: Joseph O. Olwenyi, Caroline Avan, Henrique Alcenca Home to the 4th largest oil reserves in sub Saharan Africa, Uganda is on the verge of joining the club of oil producing countries. But to reap sufficient fiscal benefits from the project and avoid massive tax avoidance, it will have to...
International Women’s Day is marked on 8 March. The day is celebrated across the world to recognise milestones made towards women empowerment and equality. While there is a lot to celebrate across the globe, this year’s commemoration also coincides with a major threat to the gains of women — the...
One of the salt mines in Uganda
In August 2020, Uganda formally joined the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). This requires Government and IOCs/Mining companies to disclose all agreements and contracts. Under the EITI framework, companies publish information on their payments to Government and the latter...
Excessive economic inequality is one of the defining issues of our time. Unfortunately, Uganda has experienced a rise in economic inequality over the past twenty years (scoring 0.37 on the Gini coefficient in Financial Year 2016/17) which has reflected into a macroeconomic instability and faltering...
I had no idea how protected I am by my organizational policies until after a staff reflection session I participated in during the 16 days of activism against Gender based violence. In fact, until then, I always imagined that these policies that we are made to sign when we are joining the...
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