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Cabinet of Uganda

Edward Ssekandi Kiwanuka Vice President Ruhakana Rugunda Prime Minister Henry Muganwa Kajura 1st Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Public Service Gen Moses Ali 2nd Deputy Prime Minister & Deputy […]

Museveni names his new Cabinet

President Yoweri Museveni has named his new Cabinet after the general election which took place back in February this year. There are 80 ministers in the new government, 31 Cabinet […]

Yoweri Museveni re-elected President

Unsurprisingly incumbent president, Yoweri Museveni, has won the presidential election which was held on Thursday (18th February 2016). Museveni has already been in power for 30 years and his National […]

Presidential 2016

An election took place on 18 February 2016. Yoweri Museveni (National Resistance Movement) 60.62% Kizza Besigye (Forum for Democratic Change) 35.61% Amama Mbabazi (Go Forward) 1.39% Abed Bwanika(People’s Development Party) […]

Polls open in Uganda’s general election

Polling stations opened at 7 a.m. local time this morning for Uganda’s Presidential and legislative elections. Polls will close an hour earlier than normal at 4 p.m. local time. There […]

Parliamentary 2016

An election took place on 18 February 2016. National Resistance Movement 293 Forum for Democratic Change 36 Democratic Party 15 Uganda People’s Congress 6 Independents 66 Uganda People’s Defence Force […]

Three Ministers appointed

Uganda’s parliament has approved three changes to the Cabinet of President Yoweri Museveni. Kirunda Kivejinja has been appointed as 3rd Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of East African Affairs Ms. […]

Minister of Internal Affairs dies

Aronda Nyakairima, Uganda’s Minister of Internal Affairs, died on Saturday apparently of a heart attack. He was returning from South Korea and is reported to have died in flight whilst […]

Cabinet reshuffle

President Yoweri Museveni has carried out a reshuffle of his Cabinet. In addition to dismissing several ministers, the President also restructured the Ministry of Education and Sports to the Ministry […]

President Museveni appoints Ruhakana Rugunda as Prime Minister

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has dismissed Amama Mbabazi, his Prime Minister since May 2011 and replaced him with Health Minister Ruhakana Rugunda. The former Prime Minister was cleared last week […]

Finance Minister announces more taxes in 2014-2015 Budget

Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka has presented her 2014/2015 Budget including a tranche of taxes to help stabilise the economy which has struggled in recent times. The minister said that “Next […]