Local Government System And Good Governance In Uganda A Case Study Of Katrini Sub-County: Arua District

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ABSTRACT

The study aimed at establishing the relationship between local government system in Uganda

and good governance. It was carried out in Katrini sub-county in Arua District, which is located

in the West Nile sub region of Uganda. To establish ways through which Local governments in

Uganda enhance good governance, to find out challenges that hinder Local governments to foster

good governance in Uganda, and to find out possible solutions to the challenges of good

governance in local governments of Uganda. A cross-sectional research taking the exploratory

and descriptive approach was used, that is, both qualitative and quantitative methods were

applied. The mentioned sample size coupled with other methodological considerations like

interviews and descriptive research design elicited a multiplicity of findings as regards local

government system and its promotion of good governance. Respondents were selected using

both random and purposive sampling. It was found that people are aware of what good

governance entails and what local governments should do to ensure its applicability. The

findings established that local government officials do not observe the principles of good

governance that include among others; accountability, justice, transparence, participation in

decision making and free and fair elections. The findings hence propelled the researcher to

recommend for further research in the same area. The researcher also recommended for central government’s commitment to good governance through by ensuring that there is political will to adhere to the principles of good governance.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). Local Government System And Good Governance In Uganda A Case Study Of Katrini Sub-County: Arua District. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 19, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/local-government-system-and-good-governance-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-katrini-sub-county-arua-district

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "Local Government System And Good Governance In Uganda A Case Study Of Katrini Sub-County: Arua District" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 03 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/local-government-system-and-good-governance-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-katrini-sub-county-arua-district . Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "Local Government System And Good Governance In Uganda A Case Study Of Katrini Sub-County: Arua District". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 03 Jun. 2021. Web. 19 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/local-government-system-and-good-governance-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-katrini-sub-county-arua-district >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Local Government System And Good Governance In Uganda A Case Study Of Katrini Sub-County: Arua District" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/local-government-system-and-good-governance-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-katrini-sub-county-arua-district