COVID 19 Pandemic in Uganda
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The youth question in Uganda cannot be more pronounced than the recently concluded elections of 2021. 80 percent of the Ugandan population is 30 years and below (UBOS 2017). Also, 70 percent of the Uganda voting population is below 40 years (MGID 2021 ). This made the just concluded Ugandan elections a youth-centered election. All major political changes in Uganda have been fronted by the youth. Historically Youth in Uganda have taken part in political protests, riots, others held up arms to kill or get killed seeking change in the country(Alert 2014, Michael Mugisha, Donnas Ojok et al. 2016). The justconcluded elections in Uganda brought to light a lot of issues concerning the youths and the COVID-19, bringing a clear interface with issues of civic engagement and social accountability. Therefore, as a COYOQA project, there is a need to deeply engorge in some of the issues and draw lessons for proper youth civic engagement and social accountability for COVID-19.