Minority groups ask government for better services

The Batwa commonly known as pygmies are recognised as an indigenous minority group in Uganda. They live in the Echuya Forest Reserve in Kisoro and Kabale districts of south-western Uganda.  PHOTO/NET. 

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The CCFU report recommends provision of IMGs with adequate, accessible, and culturally appropriate information on the pandemic, through the use of indigenous languages

As Uganda responds to the rapidly evolving Covid-19 pandemic, indigenous minority groups (IMGs) which constitute one per cent of the country’s population, are denied  access to essential social services and livelihoods, a new study shows.  

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