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Poverty is more than a lack of material wealth. It is rooted in unequal social and political relationships, both locally and at the global level. We therefore believe that direct poverty alleviation goes hand in hand with fighting unequal and unjust power relationships.
Poverty is more than a lack of material wealth. It is rooted in unequal social and political relationships, both locally and at the global level. We therefore believe that direct poverty alleviation goes hand in hand with fighting unequal and unjust power relationships.

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“The missing link in Uganda’s development discourse has been a peaceful and democratic transition.
 Uganda needs leaders who will look at the next generation and not just at the next elections.
Uganda needs a paradigm shift if the ghosts and demons that have haunted the Pearl of Africa are to be exorcised once and for all. There is need for a transition from politics of militarism. There is need for a transition from the political economy of affection to merit-based economy. There is a need for a transition from ethnic and religious politics to national politics. There is need for a transition from exclusive economic growth to an inclusive growth.

Uganda has all it takes to be a vibrant and sustainable polity if only the country can get the formula for a peaceful, democratic and credible transition from one regime to the next. 
The time for this paradigm shift is now, after 53 years of independence. Most of the current political leaders contesting for political power in Uganda have witnessed the past failed transitions, which started off with hope but ended up in despair. It is incumbent upon them to deliver a peaceful and democratic transition come February 2016, lest history judges them as having betrayed the trust of Ugandans.  
But what principles and strategies can guide the political theory of transition that Uganda needs so badly? I suggest the following: dialogue for the common good of the nation; compromise for the greater good and for posterity; unity for countering the forces of division and sectarianism; demilitarization of politics; full and active participation of all stakeholders.”

Adapted from a writer up by Odomaro Mubangizi (PhD)
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Building Capacity for RIC-NET staff
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support special needs children.
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supporting local governments with ICT  platforms and equipments to enable them share information and account timely to citizens.
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