Uganda

Museveni names his new Cabinet


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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 Ministers and 41 Ministers of State and 28 ministers are women. Several new ministries have been created or amended.

You can find the full list of government ministers here.

The full list of the new Cabinet as published on the Uganda Media Centre website is as follows:

Kiwanuka Edward Ssekandi Vice-President
Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda Prime Minister
Gen. Moses Ali 1st Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy Leader of Government
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Kirunda Kivejinja 2nd Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of East African Affairs
Janet Kataaha Museveni Minister of Education and Sports
Muruli Mukasa Minister of Public Service
Amelia Anne Kyambadde Minister of Trade, Industry & Cooperative
Gen. Jeje Odongo Minister of Internal Affairs
Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijj Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry & Fisheries
Kasaija Matia Minister of Finance and Economic Planning
Kahamba Sam Kutessa Minister of Foreign Affairs
Dr. Jane Aceng Minister of Health
Engineer Azuba Ntege Minister of Works and Transport
Betty Amongi Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development
Sam Cheptoris Minister of Water and Environment
Maj. Gen. Kahinda Otafiire Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs
William Byaruhanga Attorney General
Adolf Mwesige Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs
Tom Butime Minister of Local Government
John Byabagambi Minister for Karamoja Affairs
Irene Muloni Minister of Energy and Minerals
Frank Tumwebaze Minister of Information, ICT & Communications
Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation
Mary Karooro Okrut Minister In Charge of General Duties/Office of The Prime Minister
Hilary Onek Minister of Disaster Preparedness & Refugees
Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities
Mbayo Esther Mbulakubuza Minister for The Presidency
Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde Minister of Security
Hajji Nadduli Minister without Portfolio
Betty Kamya Minister for Kampala City Authority
Ruth Nankabirwa Sentamu Government Chief Whip
Janat Mukwaya Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Affairs

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