15 August 2012

Uganda: Museveni Reshuffles Cabinet

President Yoweri Museveni made changes in the cabinet and appointed new officials to some of the posts that had remained vacant.

Frank Tumwebaze becomes the Minister in charge of the presidency, Ernest Kiiza is now Minister of State for Bunyoro Affairs, Tarsis Kabwegyere is the Minister of Minister of Gender, Labour & Social affairs and Richard Todwong has been appointed Minister without Portfolio in-charge of Political Mobilization.

Minister in charge of Presidency and the Minister of Gender, Labor and Social affairs fell vacant after the appointed people (Syda Bbuma the former Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Affairs and Kabakumba Mastiko the former Minister of presidency resigned over allegations of corruption while the post for Minister for Bunyoro Affairs and Minister without portfolio had not been filled after parliament rejected Salah Kamba for Bunyoro Affairs and Nasser Ntege Ssebagala.

Some of the new faces are Justine Kasule Lumumba, the government Chief Whip, Shem Bagaine Minister of State for East African Affairs Rosemary Najjemba Minister of State for urban development and Aidah Nantaba Minister of State for Land.

Richard Nduhuura was moved from State minister of health (General) to Ambassador to the UN, New York he was replaced by Sarah Kataike Ndoboli. John Nasasira has also been moved from chief whip to Minister in Charge of General Duties/Office of the Prime Minister.

Below is a full list of the cabinet ministers



3. Rt. Hon. Prime Minister - AMAMA MBABAZI

4. 1st Deputy Prime Minister & Minister in-Charge of East African Affairs - KATEGAYA ERIYA

5. 2nd Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Public Service - KAJURA HENRY MUGANWA

6. 3rd Deputy Prime Minister & Deputy Leader of Government Business in Parliament - ALI MOSES

7. Minister of Security - MUKASA MURUULI WILSON

8. Minister In-charge of the Presidency - TUMWEBAZE FRANK

9. Minister for Karamoja - MUSEVENI JANET KATAAHA

10. Minister in Charge of General Duties/Office of the Prime Minister - NASASIRA MWOONO JOHN

11. Minister of Disaster Preparedness and Refugees - MALLINGASTEPHEN

12. Minister of Information and National Guidance - BUSINGYE MARY KAROORO OKURUT

13. Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry andFisheries - BUCHANAYANDI TRESS

14. Minister of Defence - KIYONGA CRISPUS

15. Minister of Education and Sports - ALUPO JESSICA ROSE EPEL

16. Minister of Energy and Minerals - MULONI IRENE

17. Minister of Finance and Economic Planning - KIWANUKA MARIA

18. Minister of Works and Transport - BYANDALA ABRAHAM JAMES

19. Minister of Justice - KAHINDA OTAFIIRE & Constitutional Affairs

20. Attorney General - NYOMBI PETER

21. Minister of Gender, Labour & Social affairs - KABWEGYERE TARSIS

22. Minister of Trade, Industry & Cooperatives - KYAMBADDE AMELIA ANNE

23. Minister of Water and Environment - KAMUNTU EPHRAIM

24. Minister of Lands,Housing and Urban Development - MIGEREKO DAUDI

25. Minister of Health - ONDOA CHRISTINE

26. Minister of Foreign Affairs - KUTESAKAHAMBA SAM

27. Minister of Information & Communications Technology - RUGUNDA RUHAKANA

28. Minister of Local Government - MWESIGE ADOLF

29. Minister without Portfolio in-charge of Political Mobilization - TODWONG RICHARD

30. Government Chief Whip - KASULE JUSTINE LUMUMBA

31. Minister of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities - MARIA MUTAGAMBA

32. Minister of Internal Affairs - ONEK HILARY


Office of the President:

1. Minister of State for Economic Monitoring - BANYENZAKI HENRY

2. Minister of State for Ethics and Integrity - LOKODO SIMON

Office of the Vice President:

3. Minister of State Vice President's Office - NYANZI VINCENT

Office of the Prime Minister:

4. Minister of State for Relief and Disaster Preparedness - ECWERU MUSA FRANCIS

5. Minister of State for Northern Uganda - AMUGE OTENGO REBECCA

6. Minister of State for Karamoja - OUNDO NEKESA BARBARA

7. Minister of State for Luwero Triangle - NAMAYANJA NSEREKO ROSE

8. Minister of State for Teso Affairs - AMONGIN APORU CHRISTINE HELLEN

9. Minister of State for Bunyoro Affairs - KIIZA ERNEST

Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

10. Minister of State for International Affairs - ORYEM OKELLO

11. Minister of State for Regional Affairs - KIYINGI ASUMAN

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries

12. Minister of State for Agriculture - NYIIRA ZERUBABELMIJUMBI

13. Minister of State for Fisheries - NANKABIRWA SENTAMU RUTH

14. Minister of State for Animal Industry - RWAMIRAMA K. BRIGHT

Ministry of Education and Sports

15. Minister of State for Sports - BAKABULINDI CHARLES

16. Minister of State for Primary Education - KAMANDA BATARINGAYA

17. Minister of State for Higher Education - MUYINGO JOHNCHRYSOSTOM

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development:

18. Minister of State for Energy - D'UJANGA SIMON

19. Minister of State for Minerals - LOKERIS AIMAT PETER

Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development:

20. Minister of State for Finance (General) - JACAN OMACH FRED MANDIR

21. Minister of State for Planning - KASAIJA MATIA

22. Minister of State for Investment - AJEDRA GABRIEL GADISON ARIDRU

23. Minister of State for Privatization - KAJARA ASTON PETERSON

24. Minister of State for Micro- Finance - AMALI OKAO CAROLINE

Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development:

25. Minister of State for Gender and Culture - ISANGA LUKIA NAKADAMA

26. Minister of State for Youth and Children Affairs - KIBUULE RONALD

27. Minister of State for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations - RUKUTANA MWESIGWA

28. Minister of State for Elderly and Disability: - MADADA SULAIMAN

Ministry of Health:

29. Minister of State for Health (General) - KATAIKE SARAH NDOBOLI

30. Minister of State for Primary Health Care - OPENDI OCHIENG SARAH

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development:

31. Minister of State for Housing - ENGOLA SAM

32. Minister of State for Urban Development - NAJJEMBA ROSEMARY

33. Minister of State for Lands - NANTABA AIDAH

Ministry of Trade and Industry:

34. Minister of State for Trade - WAKIKOONA DAVID

35. Minister of State for Industry - MUTENDE SHINYABULO JAMES

Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities:

36. Minister of State for Tourism - AKIROR AGNES

Ministry of Water and Environment:

37. Minister of State for Water - ATUKU BIGOMBE BETTY

38. Minister of State for Environment - NABUGERA MUNAABA FLAVIA

Ministry of Works and Transport:

39. Minister of State for Transport - CHEBROT STEPHEN CHEMOIKO

40. Minister of State for Works - BYABAGAMBI JOHN

Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs

41. Deputy Attorney General - RUHINDI FRED

Ministry of Defence

42. Minister of State for Defence - ODONGO JEJE

Ministry of Internal Affairs

43. Minister of State for Internal Affairs - BABA JAMES

Ministry of ICT

44. Minister of State for Communication (ICT) - NYOMBI TEMBO

Ministry of Local Government

45. Minister of State for Local Government - AADROA ALEX ONZIMA

Ministry of Public Service

46. Minister of State for Public Service - SSEZI PRISCA MBAGUTA

Ministry of East African Affairs

47. Minister of State for East African Affairs - SHEM BAGAINE

48. Dr. Nduhuura Richard - AMBASSADOR TO THE UN, NEW YORK

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