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Author Kanyeihamba, George W.,
Title Kanyeihamba's commentaries on law, politics and governance / George W. Kanyeihamba.
Imprint Kampala : LawAfrica Publishing, 2010.

Subject Justice, Administration of -- Uganda.
Constitutional law -- Uganda.
Judicial independence -- Uganda.
Human rights -- Uganda.
Corruption -- Uganda.
Uganda -- Politics and government -- 1979-
Description 1 online resource (174 pages)
Note "2nd impression."
Originally published in 2006.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; SECTION ONE -- CONSTITUTIONAL THEORY AND PRACTICE; CHAPTER ONE -- THE THEORY AND PRINCIPLES OF CONSTITUTIONALISM AND THE RULE OF LAW: SEPARATION OF POWERS; 1.1 CUSTOMARY AND COLONIAL BACKGROUND; CHAPTER TWO -- THE MAKING AND NATURE OF THE 1995 UGANDA CONSTITUTION; 2.1 THE SALIENT FEATURES OF THE 1995 CONSTITUTION; CHAPTER THREE -- THE JUDICIARY AND ITS CHALLENGES: JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN A DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY; 3.1 THE FUNCTION OF THE JUDICIARY; 3.2 JUDICIAL ACTIVISM.
3.3 can uganda judges engage in judicial activism to uphold and protect human rights?3.4 protection of human rights by judges; 3.5 judicial responses to violation of human rights in uganda; 3.6 executive, political and military assault on the judiciary; 3.7 accountability in the judiciary; 3.8 judicial balancing act; 3.9 an ideal judiciary; chapter four -- the exercise of executive power; 4.1 tolerance in the exercise of executive power; 4.2 what went wrong?; section two -- human rights; chapter five -- human rights: know them, demand them, defend them.
5.1 ENFORCEMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEVELOPMENT5.2 HUMAN AND PEOPLES' RIGHTS; 5.3 THE IMPACT OF FOREIGN AID; 5.4 KNOWLEDGE AND PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS; CHAPTER SIX -- THE RIGHT TO HEALTH WITH REFERENCE TO HIV/AIDS; 6.1 DEFINITION OF THE RIGHT TO HEALTH; 6.2 MISCONCEPTION ABOUT THE RIGHT TO HEALTH; 6.3 HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE HIV/AIDS EPIDEMIC IN UGANDA; 6.3.1 Introduction; 6.4 THE UGANDA OPEN POLICY EXPERIENCE; 6.5 LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS; 6.6 DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT; 6.7 THE HIV/AIDS TEST; 6.8 THE CD4 COUNT; CHAPTER SEVEN -- THE DEATH PENALTY DEBATE IN UGANDA; 7.1 INTRODUCTION.
7.2 constitutional licencesection three -- governance and development; chapter eight -- weaknesses, frustrations and failures of political parties in uganda; chapter nine -- corruption; 9.1 public perception of corruption; 9.2 corruption in the electoral process; 9.3 inability to act on corruption; 9.4 difficulties in identifying the corrupt; 9.5 corruption in the judiciary; 9.6 professionals and corruption; 9.7 the legal profession; 9.8 corruption in other professions; 9.9 fighting corruption; 9.10 the major weapon against corruption is circumstantial evidence.
9.11 STRENGTHENING THE RESOLVE AGAINST CORRUPTIONCHAPTER TEN -- OBSTACLES TO AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT; 10.1 THE WISDOM OF AFRICA; 10.2 THE OBSTACLES; 10.3 THE DEPENDENCY SYNDROME; 10.4 IMPACT OF FOREIGN AID, ADVISERS AND PLANNERS ON AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT; 10.5 AFRICAN WEAKNESSES IN NEGOTIATING CONTRACTS; 10.6 CONSEQUENCES OF FAILURE; Back cover.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789966031884 (electronic bk.)
996603188X (electronic bk.)
9966744827
9789966744821
OCLC # 908042122
Additional Format Print version: Kanyeihamba, George W. Kanyeihamba's commentaries on law, politics and governance. Kampala : LawAfrica Pub., 2010 ix, 162 pages ; 21 cm. 9789966744821 (DLC) 2010306197