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On 10th and 11th March 2017, the Foundation for Human Rights Initiative (FHRI) in partnership with Uganda Martyrs University will convening the 10th Annual Inter-University Human Rights Competition at The Uganda Martyrs University Main Campus in Nkozi under the theme; “OUR RIGHTS, OUR FREEDOMS. RAISING THE BAR.” In 2007, FHRI introduced a program to reach out to University Students by…
By Crispy Kaheru In preparation for the Aruu North by-election scheduled for 6th April 2017, CCEDU has today 7th March completed training a team of ten (10) Long Term Observers (LTOs) at Biva Hotel, Pader district. CCEDU's Head of Electoral Process Observation, Mr. Ivan Mwaka led the observer' training which equipped the community monitors with knowledge and technical understanding of…
11th January 2017 Your Excellency: The Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) is the broadest active civil society coalition on issues of elections in Uganda, bringing together over 800 member organizations spread across the country. CCEDU has since its formation in 2009 worked towards promoting a social and political system that enhances fair, equitable and transparent electoral processes…
By Eddie Ssemakula Foundation for Human Rights Initiative (FHRI), a Kampala based civil society organization, has heightened efforts in tracking Poverty alleviation programs executed by Government. Speaking at the validation meeting held at Hotel Africana, December 13th, in response to a baseline survey carried out in Namutumba and Bugiri districts, concerning the effectiveness of the Youth livelihood program (YLP), FHRI…
By Isabella Bwiire As we commemorate the 16days of activism against Gender based violence (GBV) priority should be on the right to health especially for the women. Women have the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health. This right is vital to their life and well-being, their ability to participate in all areas…
Ghana will today 7th December, go the polls amidst serious tensions in three out of the ten regions in the country. The regions of concern are Ashanti and Brong-Ahafo – where major opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential candidate, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo comes from; and Northern region, home to the flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and…

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