The President of Uganda his excellence Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has finally appointed the long waited list of cabinet ministers that will work with him in his 5th term from the year 2016 to 2021. Most of the appointments were worth; some were new while others have been in cabinet for a while. Some were given ministries basing on their capabilities while others were given ministries basing on their loyalty.
The most of the ministers who were defeated in the parliamentary elections were dropped including honorable Chrispus Kiyonga who has been serving as Cabinet minister of defense, Minister Daudi Migereko of land and housing, minister Jessica Alupo of education. Minister Major General Kahinda Otafiire retained his Cabinet seat even though he was defeated in the concluded elections as the minister of justice and constitutional affairs.
The top executive was not changed; Hon Ruhakana Rugunda remained the prime minister while Hon Edward Ssekandi remained the vice president. Moses Ali remained 1st deputy prime minister and the leader of government business in parliament.
Mama Janet Museveni, the first lady who retired from the active politics after refusing to stand for the Member of Parliament Ruhaama constituency after his 2nd term in office has been brought back to life with the Ministry of Education and sports. Hon. Betty Namisango Kamya appointed the minister of kampala and will work together with Al Hajji Erias Lukwago Ssalongo and Jennifer Ssemakula Musisi.
The most loved Minister Father Simon Lukodo has kept with his seat as the minister of
miniskirts, Ethics and Integrity, while Henry Tumukunde has been appointed as the minister of security. To see the list of those who were dropped in the Cabinet, check at the end of this list.
Here is the full list of new cabinet and state ministers.
1. The vice president ─ H.E Hon. Kiwanuka Edward Ssekandi
1. Prime Minister ─ Hon Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda
2. 1st Deputy Prime Minister & deputy leader of gov’t business in parliament ─ Gen. Moses Ali
3. 2nd Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of East African affairs ─ Hon. Kirunda Kivejinja
4. Minister of Education and Sports ─ Hon. Museveni Janet Kataaha
5. Minister of public service ─ Hon. Muruli Mukasa
6. Minister of trade, Industry & Cooperatives ─ Hon. Kyambadde Amelia Anne
7. Minister of Internal Affairs ─ Gen. Jeje Odongo
8. Minister of agriculture, animal industry & fisheries ─ Hon. Ssempijja Vincent Bamugalangaki
9. Minister of finance and economic planning ─ Hon. Kasaija Matia
10. Minister of foreign affairs ─ Hon. Sam Kutessa Kahamba
11. Minister of health ─ Dr. Aceng Jane
12. Minister of works and transport ─ Engineer Ntege Azuba
13. Minister of lands, housing & urban development ─ Hon. Amongi Betty
14. Minister of water & environment─ Hon. Cheptoris Sam
15. Minister of justice & constitutional affairs ─ Maj. Gen.Kahinda Otafiire
16. Attorney general (advocate) ─ Mr. Byaruhanga William
17. Minister of defense and Veteran affairs─ Hon. Mwesige Adolf
18. Minister of local government ─ Hon. Butime Tom
19. Minister for Karamoja affairs ─ Hon. Byabagambi John
20. Minister of energy and minerals ─ Hon. Muloni Irene
21. Minister of information, ICT & Communications ─ Hon. Tumwebaze Frank
22. Minister for science, technology and innovation ─ Dr. Tumwesigye Elioda
23. Minister in charge of general duties/office of prime minister ─ hon. Busingye Mary Karooro Okurut
24. Minister of Disaster and Preparedness & refugees ─ Hon. Onek Hilary
25. Minister of tourism, Wildlife & antiquities ─ Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu
26. Minister for the presidency ─ Hon. Mbayo Esther Mbulakubuza
27. Minister of security ─ Lt. Gen. Tumukunde Henry
28. Minister without portfolio ─ Hajji Nadduli
29. Minister for Kampala Capital City Authority ─ Hon. Kamya Betty
30. Government chief whip – Hon. Nankabirwa sentamu Ruth
31. Minister of gender, labour & Social affairs ─ Hon. Mukwaya Janat
Ministers of state
Office of the president:
1. Minister of state for ─ hon. Kasirivu Baltazah Atwoki
2. Minister of state for ethics and integrity ─ Hon. Lokodo Simon
Office of the vice president:
3. Minister of state vice president’s office ─ Hon. Onzima Alex
Office of the prime minister:
4. Minister of state for relief and disaster preparedness ─ hon. Ecweru Musa Francis
5. Minister of state for Northern Uganda ─ Hon. Kwiyuucwiny Grace
6. Minister of state for Karamoja ─ Hon. Kizige Moses
7. Minister of State for Luwero Triangle ─ Hon. Galabuzi Dennis ssozi
8. Minister of state for Teso Affairs ─ Hon. Akiror Agnes
9. Minister of state for Bunyoro affairs ─ Hon. Kiiza Ernest
Ministry of public service
10. Minister of state for public service ─ Hon. Karubanga David
Ministry of east african affairs
11. Minister of state for ─ Hon. Maganda East African affairs Julius Wandera
Ministry of agriculture, animal husbandry and fisheries
12. Minister of state for Agriculture ─ Hon. Kibazanga Christopher
13. Minister of state for fisheries ─ hon. Achieng Ruth
14. Minister of state for animal industry─ Mrs. Kabatsi joy
Ministry of defence and veteran affairs
15. Minister of state for defence ─ col. Engola
16. Minister of state for veteran affairs ─ Major Rwamirama bright
Ministry of education and sports
17. Minister of state for higher education ─ Dr. Muyingo john Chrysostom
18. Minister of state for Primary Education ─ Hon. Nansubuga Rosemary Seninde
19. Minister of state for sports ─ Hon. Bakabulindi Charles
Ministry of energy and mineral development:
20. Minister of state for energy ─ Hon. D’ujanga Simon
21. Minister of state for minerals ─ Hon. Lokeris Aimat Peter
Ministry of finance, planning & economic development:
22. Minister of state for finance ─ Hon. Ajedra (general) Gabriel Gadison Aridru
23. Minister of state for planning ─ Hon. Bahati david
24. Minister of state for privatization and investment ─ Hon. Anite Evelyn
25. Minister of State for Micro-finance ─ Hon. Kyeyune Haruna Kasolo
Ministry of works and transport:
26. Minister of state for transport─ Hon. Bagiire Aggrey
27. Minister of state for works─ Hon. Orot Ismael
Ministry of water and environment:
28. Minister of state for water ─ Hon. Kibuule Ronald
29. Minister of state for environment Ministry of lands, housing and urban development: ─ hon. Kitutu Mary
30. Minister of state for housing ─ Dr. Baryomunsi Chris
31. Minister of state for urban development ─ Hon. Musumba Isaac
32. Minister of state for Lands─ Hon. Namuganza Persis
Ministry of health:
33. Minister of state for health (general) ─ Hon. Opendi Ochient Sarah
34. Minister of state for primary health care ─ Dr. Moriku Joyce
Ministry of justice and constitutional affairs
35. Deputy attorney general ─ Hon. Mwesigwa Rukutana Ministry of trade, industry, and cooperatives:
36. Minister of state for trade ─ Hon. Kafabusa Werikhe Micheal
37. Minister of state for industry ─ Hon. Ntabazi Harriet
38. Minister of state for cooperatives ─ hon. Gume Fredrick Ngobi
39. Kampala Capital City ─ Hon. Namugwanya Benna
Ministry of foreign affairs:
40. Minister of state for international affairs─ Hon. Oryem Okello
41. Minister of state for regional affairs ─ Dr. Mateke Phelemon
Ministry of local government
42. Minister of state for local government ─ Hon. Namuyangu Jenniffer
Ministry of tourism, wildlife and antiquities:
43. Minister of state for tourism ─ Hon. Kiwanda godfrey
Ministry of ICT
44. Minister of State for ICT and communications ─ Hon. Nantaba Aida Erios
Ministry of gender, labour and social development:
45. Minister of state for gender and culture ─ Madame Mutuuzo Peace
46. Minister of state for youth and children affairs ─ Mrs. Nakiwala Florcence Kiyingi
47. Minister of state for labour, employment and industrial relations ─ Hon. Kabafunzaki Herbert
48. Minister of state for the elderly and disability: ─ Mrs. Tibaleka Adrian
Ministry of internal affairs
49. Minister of state for internal affairs ─ Hon. Obiga Kania
Here is the list of those who lost cabinet Ministerial Seats
1. Muhwezi Jim.
2. Jesca Alupo.
3. Crispus Kiyonga.
4. Sezi Mbaguta Prisca.
5. Daudi Migyereko.
6. Fred Ruhindi.
7. John Nasasira.
8. Abraham Byandala.
9. Maria Mutagamba.
10. Henry Banyenzaki.
11. Musa Echweru
12. Ounda Nekesa.
13. Nyirazurababeri Mijjumbi.
14. Tokodria Tagba.
15. Aston Kajjara.
16. Isanga Lukia Nakadama.
17. Kamanda Bataringaya.
18. Rosemary Najjemba.
19. Nabugera Flavia Munnaba.
20. Nyombi Thembo.
21. Prisca Ssezi Mbaguta.
22. Sheim Bagaine.
23. Maria Kiwanuka