Contributor: Risha Chande

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What does Dar make of governance?

Residents of Dar are unsatisfied with service delivery, have little faith in public institutions and are unaware of policies. They have far more faith in religious leaders and the President than their own MP. Some report taking action to change their circumstances, but 4 in 10 are afraid of repercussions for speaking out. All in a new brief from Uwazi at Twaweza

Open Oil wiki launched in Uganda

Open Oil and the Uganda Radio Network (URN), a media partner of Twaweza in Uganda have come together to create a the first open source reference for the Ugandan oil industry.

Give your views, win a computer

Competition to win laptops (for you and a school of your choice) for submitting the best views on how governments and citizens can improve the quality of health, water and education delivery. Closes 1 November 2013. Up to 20 laptops to be won every quarter in 2013.

Data Visualisation Uganda Budget | Request for Proposals

A government's budget is the key tool through which it can govern. Policies are implemented only if there is sufficient financing for them and this is all determined by the budget. Can you work with Twaweza to make budget data more accessible and engaging? Deadline: 2 January 2013.

Dar es Salaam Primary Schools | Do parents act to improve child learning?

Do parents in Dar es Salaam act to support their child's learning process? A survey in primary schools by Uwazi and the Centre for Economic Prosperity aimed to answer this and other questions about education in Dar es Salaam.

Government seeks citizen views on quality of services

Twaweza, as part of its contribution to the Open Government Partnership (OGP), has launched a competition that offers laptops to individuals and schools of their choice for submitting the best views about improving the quality of health, education and water services, and what citizens can do to make a difference.

Where are our children learning?

Under what conditions do children learn? A new policy brief, Where are our children learning? School quality and learning in Kenya, aims to bridge that gap and focuses on the characteristics of government primary schools across Kenya.
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