Public Governance

Africa’s Resource Future Harnessing Natural Resources for Economic Transformation during the Low-Carbon Transition

Submitted by on Sun, 06/11/2023 - 20:06

This report examines the role for natural resource wealth in driving Africa’s economic transformation and the implications of the low-carbon transition for resource-rich economies. Resource wealth remains central to most Sub-Saharan African economies such as Uganda, and significant untapped potential is in the ground. Subsoil assets such as metals, minerals, oil, and gas are key sources of government revenues, export earnings, and development potential in most countries in the Africa region.

IGAD Migration Statistics Report October, 2021

Submitted by on Sun, 06/11/2023 - 19:52

A properly governed migration regime is envisaged to make significant contribution to sustainable development in countries of origin, transit destination including providing benefits and opportunities for both migrants and their families. This report emphasizes the need for Member States under the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) that guarantees proper and effective migration governance and ensure its effective implementation.

The 24th Annual Report on the State of Human Rights and Freedoms in Uganda, 2021

Submitted by on Sun, 06/11/2023 - 19:40

This report gives a general appraisal of the human rights situation in Uganda in 2021 in fulfilment of Uganda Human Rights Commission’s mandate that the Uganda Human Rights Commission has the honour and pleasure to present to you its 24th Annual Report. The report goes ahead to give an insight of the period leading to and after the 2021 general elections. Other key emerging issues in 2021 included the twin bombings, banishment of persons from their societies and teenage pregnancy.

Uganda Police Force Annual Crime Report, 2022

Submitted by on Sun, 06/11/2023 - 19:25

The 2022 report takes into account police’s challenges and its efforts to curb crime. The report indicates a general increase in crime rate in 2022 compared to the previous year. There was an 18 percent increase in the number of crimes reported to Police from 196,081 cases reported in 2021 to 231,653 cases mainly due to the full opening of the economy after the Covid-19 lockdown and growing confidence to report crime to Police.

Uganda Sustainable Development Goal Progress Report 2021

Submitted by on Tue, 02/21/2023 - 12:00

Uganda’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report 2021 provides a national overview of progress on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, using the latest available data and estimates. It tracks the country’s progress towards the 17 Goals with in-depth analyses of selected indicators for each Goal.

The Africa Governance Report 2021. "Africa’s Governance Futures for the Africa We Want

Submitted by on Tue, 01/31/2023 - 15:37

Second in series, the aforementioned report focuses on African Governance Futures 2063 Scenarios through utilising future studies as its scientific platform. This report represents a collective effort that highlights rigorous, evidence-based research spanning a period of one year. Secondly, Africa can harness incoming changes and direct the trajectory of national, regional and global governance, economic development, and environmentally sustainable practices.

Africa Sustainable Development Goal Progress Report 2021

Submitted by on Wed, 01/04/2023 - 02:48
Observably, the global community is at a critical moment in its pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The outbreak of external factors such COVID-19, is threatening decades of development gains, further delaying the urgent transition to greener, more inclusive economies, and throwing progress on the SDGs even further off track. Regrettably, the SDGs were already off track even before COVID-19 emerged. Progress had been made in poverty reduction, maternal and child health, access to electricity, and gender equality, but not enough to achieve the Goals by 2030.

United Nations Human Rights Report 2021

Submitted by on Wed, 01/04/2023 - 02:47
Evidently,  2021 marked the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, a prolonged crisis that continues to undermine human rights the world over. The pandemic-related inequalities magnified existing gaps between the marginalized and privileged, conflicts erupted and intensified and the deadly consequences of climate change wreaked havoc in many countries. However, focus has been geared towards actively promoting the rights of women and girls and strengthened responses to sexual and gender-based violence especially across the African continent.

Africa Sovereign Credit Rating Review: 2022 Mid Year Outlook

Submitted by on Wed, 01/04/2023 - 02:44

The analysis of the long-term foreign currency sovereign credit rating actions in Africa indicates that there were more sovereign rating downgrades than upgrades. Five countries were downgraded and these included: Burkina Faso; Ghana; Mali; Namibia; and Tunisia – compared to only two upgrades that included Angola and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).