Interview Guide for External Control Agencies –
Office of Auditor-General (OAG) and the Inspectorate of Government (IG)
You are kindly requested to assist by participating in the face-to-face interview that seeks to evaluate your agency’s role towards the enhancement of accountability in Uganda’s local government. The research is conducted in respect of the need to fulfil the requirements for a Doctoral Degree pursued by the researcher at the University of Pretoria, South Africa.
: External Control Systems and the Enhancement of
Accountability in Local Government: The Case of Uganda.
: Umar Kakumba, BA (SS), Dip. Bus Admin., MA (PAM), PhD
(Candidate-University of Pretoria)
What capacity do you have as an external control agency to enhance accountability in the districts, in terms of:
Human Resource Capacity
Parent and enabling legislation
Financial Resource and other facilitation
Support from other government agencies and stakeholders
Organisational structure/ capacity.
How has your agency supported local government systems and processes in terms of:
Financial management systems
Employment and organisational systems
What are the limitations to your institution’s support on local government employment and financial management systems?
What has your institution done to ensure the establishment and implementation of legislation and policy pertaining to accountability in the local government sphere?
What are the limitations to your institution’s effort to establish and implement legislations?
Does your institution collaborate with the civil society on matters pertaining to promoting accountability in local government? If so, in what ways? If not, why?
What are your limitations towards the collaboration and support for civil society in enhancing accountability in the districts?
How can your institution improve its oversight function of the district local governments?
Thank you very much