The Observer (Kampala)

24 May 2013

Uganda: President Museveni Drops Gen Aronda - Katumba, Brig David Muhoozi Promoted

Photo: Geoffrey Sseruyange/Monitor
President Museveni reshuffles cabinet and the army (file photo).

President Yoweri Museveni yesterday made sweeping changes in the army and cabinet. Gen Aronda Nyakairima, who has been Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), is now minister of Internal Affairs.

The new CDF is Lt Gen Katumba Wamala who has been commander, Land Forces. Brig David Muhoozi, who has been commander of the Mechanized Brigade in Masaka, is the new commander of Land Forces.

Meanwhile Museveni also made changes in cabinet dropping Health Minister Dr Christine Ondoa. Ondoa has been replaced with Dr Ruhakana Rugunda.

Mary Karooro Okurut moves to the Gender Ministry while John Nasasira has replaced Rugunda as minister for ICT.

Rose Namayanja is the new minister of Information and National Guidance.

Hillary Onek, who was at Internal Affairs, is moved to Disaster Preparedness and Refugees to replace the late Dr Stephen Mallinga.

Tarsis Kabwegyere is the minister for General Duties in Prime Minister's office.

Below is full list of the new cabinet

1. Rt. Hon. Prime Minister - AMAMA MBABAZI

2. 1st Deputy Prime Minister &

Minister of Public Service - KAJURA HENRY

MUGANWA

3. 2nd Deputy Prime Minister & Deputy Leader of Gov't

Business in Parliament - MOSES ALI

4. Minister of East African

Affairs - Vacant

5. Minister of Security - MUKASA MURUULI

WILSON

6. Minister In-charge of

the Presidency - TUMWEBAZE

FRANK

7. Minister for Karamoja - MUSEVENI

JANET KATAAHA

8. Minister in Charge of

General Duties/Office of

the Prime Minister - KABWEGYERE

TARSIS

9. Minister of Disaster

Preparedness &

Refugees - ONEK HILARY

10. Minister of Information

& National Guidance - NAMAYANJA

ROSE

11. Minister of Agriculture,

Animal Industry &

Fisheries - BUCHANAYANDI

TRESS

12. Minister of Defence - KIYONGA CRISPUS

13. Minister of Education

& Sports - ALUPO JESSICA

ROSE EPEL

14. Minister of Energy and

Minerals - MULONI IRENE

15. Minister of Finance and

Economic Planning - KIWANUKA MARIA

16. Minister of Works and

Transport - BYANDALA

ABRAHAM JAMES

17. Minister of Justice - KAHINDA OTAFIIRE

& Constitutional Affairs

18. Attorney General - NYOMBI PETER

19. Minister of Gender, Labour

& Social affairs - BUSINGYE

MARY KAROORO OKURUT

20. Minister of Trade,

Industry & Cooperatives - KYAMBADDE

AMELIA ANNE

21. Minister of Water &

Environment - KAMUNTU

EPHRAIM

22. Minister of Lands,

Housing & Urban

Development - MIGEREKO DAUDI

23. Minister of Health - RUHAKANA

RUGUNDA

24. Minister of Foreign

Affairs - KUTESA

KAHAMBA SAM

25. Minister of Information

& Communications

Technology - NASASIRA

MWOONO JOHN

26. Minister of Local

Government - MWESIGE ADOLF

27. Minister without

Portfolio in-charge of

Political Mobilization - TODWONG

RICHARD

28. Government Chief Whip - KASULE JUSTINE

LUMUMBA

29. Minister of Tourism

Wildlife & Antiquities - MARIA

MUTAGAMBA

30. Minister of Internal Affairs - NYAKAIRIMA

ARONDA

MINISTERS OF STATE:

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 - KATAIKE

SARAH NDOBOLI

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 ZERUBABEL MIJUMBI

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 JOHN CHRYSOSTOM

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) - TUMWESIGYE

ELIODA

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

Dr. Christine Ondoa - SENIOR

PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH (in-charge of Medical Issues)

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2013 The Observer. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.

InFocus

Museveni Reshuffles Ugandan Army, Cabinet

President Museveni reshuffles cabinet and the army (file photo).

President Yoweri Museveni has reshuffled the army and Cabinet, replacing the chief of the defence force, following allegations of a plot to install his son as the successor. Read more »