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The unresolved ethnic question in Uganda’s district councils
(Law, Democracy & Development, 2015)
This article examines the legal and constitutional framework for the election of district councils in Uganda because the design and practice of elections in Uganda has an impact on Uganda’s ability to follow through on the ...
The state of our local democracies
(Good Governance Learning Framework, 2010)
Over the last 15 years, South Africa has transformed its local government system from an illegitimate, racist institution into a democratic institution with a developmental mandate. A new generation of municipalities, lead ...
Facilitating public participation: A niche role for the speaker?
(Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
Considerable attention has been drawn to local government’s ability to facilitate public participation and the role and effective administration of ward committees. Undoubtedly the most important aspect of the local ...
The political-administrative interface in local government - Assessing the quality of local democracy
(Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
Municipalities have registered a tremendous democratic and service delivery record, yet the public perception of them is troubling. Municipalities are too often identified with corruption, inefficiency and inaccessibility. ...