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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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