What do federalists want?


According to The American Heritage Illustrated Dictionary of The English Language a Federal system is defined as follows: 1. Of, pertaining to, or designating a form of government in which a union of states recognizes the sovereignty of a central authority while retaining certain residual powers of government. 2. Of, constituting, or characterized by a form of government in which sovereign power is divided between a central authority and a number of constituent political units etc. This is also our definition of federalism. But more specifically we want to empower the people in the various regions of Uganda to mobilize their human and natural resources for development without being unduly dependent on the often distant, indifferent, corrupt, and sometimes hostile central government; to have more ability to shape their destinies through the capacity to raise and retain revenues at a regional level for building roads, clinics, industries, schools etc. Both the regions and the central gov