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 of Education, Sports, Science and Technology.

In addition to making changes to the 31 Cabinet Ministers, President Museveni also reshuffled his 47 Ministers of State.

The full list of new Cabinet posts as published on the Presidential website is as follows:

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 Leader of Gov’t Business in Parliament
Vacant 3rd Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of East African Affairs
Janet Kataha Museveni Minister for Karamoja Affairs
Tumwebaze Frank Minister In-charge of the Presidency
Professor Kabwegyere Tarsis Minister in Charge of General Duties/Office of the Prime Minister
Onek Hilary Minister of Disaster Preparedness & Refugees
Mary Karoro Okurut Minister of Security
Jim Muhwezi Minister of Information & National Guidance
Tress Buchanayandi Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry & Fisheries
Crispus Kiyonga Minister of Defence
Rose Epel Alupo Jessica Minister of Education, Science, Technology & Sports
Irene Muloni Minister of Energy and Minerals
Matia Kasaija Minister of Finance and Economic Planning
John Byabagambi Minister of Works and Transport
Kahinda Otafiire Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs
Fred Ruhindi Attorney General
Muruli Mukasa Minister of Gender, Labour & Social affairs
Amelia Anne Kyambadde Minister of Trade, Industry & Cooperatives
Kamuntu Ephraim Minister of Water & Environment
Daudi Migereko Minister of Lands, Housing & Urban Development
Elioda Tumwesigye Minister of Health
Kahamba Sam Kutessa Minister of Foreign Affairs
Mwoono John Nasasira Minister of Information & Communications Technology
Mwesige Adolf Minister of Local Government
Abraham Byandala Minister without Portfolio
Sentamu Ruth Nankabirwa Government Chief Whip
Maria Mutagamba Minister of Tourism Wildlife & Antiquities
Aronda Nyakairima Minister of Internal Affairs

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