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Service delivery protests, struggle for rights and the failure of local democracy in South Africa and Uganda: parallels and divergences
(Centre for Applied Legal Studies, Wits University, 2013)
Although the two countries are thousands of miles apart, Uganda and South Africa have both experienced service delivery protests in recent years. The protests have been directed mainly at local governments, although in ...
Civic space and human rights advocacy in the extractive industry in Uganda: Implications of the 2016 Non-Governmental Organisations Act for oil and gas civil society organisations
(African Human Rights Law Journal, 2018)
The discovery of oil and gas in Uganda has been identified as having the potential to transform Uganda’s economy, moving Uganda away from a predominantly low-income to a competitive upper-middle-income country by 2040. ...
Grootboom: A paradigm of individual remedies versus reasonable programmes
(Southern African Public Law, 2011)
The decision of the Constitutional Court (the Court) in the case of Government of the Republic of South Africa versus Grootboom was received as ground breaking by human rights practitioners, scholars and advocates the world ...