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Uganda

Website National Portal
Region Africa
Sub-Region Eastern Africa
Income * Low income
Income Value 440
USD, GNI per capita
Population 33,987,213
E-Government Development Index 0.3599
Rank 128 of 193
E-Participation Index 0.4915
Rank 91 of 193
* Income data refer to World Bank classification

Ureport of Uganda: Mobile Participation

Ureport is a free, SMS-based system that allows young Ugandans to speak out on what is happening in communities across the country, and work together with other community leaders for positive change. The mission of Ureport is to inspire action to unite and share the responsibility of creating a better environment for the society. It aims to inspire action from leaders and inform them about what is going on and what action the community prefers. Ureport includes but is not limited to:

• Weekly SMS messages and polls to and from a growing community of Ureporters

• Regular radio programmes that will broadcast stories gathered by Ureport

• Newspaper articles that will publish stories from the Ureport community.


Source: Ureport

E-Government (2016 EGDI: 0.3599)
2016 Rank 128
2014 Rank 156
Change -28
E-Participation (2016 EPART: 0.4915)
2016 Rank 91
2014 Rank 152
Change -61

E-Government Development Index

EGDI Rank 2016 2014 2012 2010 2008 2005
Uganda 128 156 143 142 133 125

E-Participation Index

EPART Rank 2016 2014 2012 2010 2008 2005
Uganda 91 152 109 117 98 90

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