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Museveni Shakes Cabinet: Brings In Young Blood, Drops NRM Old Guard

By Keefa Nuwahereza

President Yoweri Museveni has today announced changes in Cabinet, which have stunned many Ugandans because of the unexpected changes, which have seen several youthful faces come in and numerous old National Resistance Movement (NRM) kingpins dropped.

However, one of the most surprising new faces is former opposition politician  Beatrice Anywar,  who has been appointed Minister for Environment.

Here is the list of the new ministers and Presidential advisors;

In  Exercise of the Powers vested in the President by Articles 99(1), 108(2), 108A(1), 113(1) and 114(1) of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has, in pursuance of the goals of the NRM and Ugandans in general, made minor changes to the Cabinet. 
He has appointed persons listed below as Vice President, Prime Minister, Cabinet Ministers, Ministers of State and Senior Presidential Advisors:
1.    H.E. the Vice President        ─    HON. KIWANUKA EDWARD SSEKANDI;
2.    Rt. Hon. Prime Minister        ─    DR. RUHAKANA RUGUNDA; 
3.    1stDeputy Prime Minister        ─    GEN. MOSES ALI;    & Deputy Leader of Gov’t                Business in Parliament        
4.    2nd Deputy Prime Minister and     ─    HON. KIRUNDA Minister without Port-folio                KIVEJINJA;                    
5.    Minister of Education and     ─    HON. MUSEVENI Sports                        JANET KATAAHA;    
6.    Minister of the Presidency        ─    HON. MBAYO ESTHER                                MBULAKUBUZA;
7.    Minister in Charge of         ─    HON. BUSINGYE General Duties/Office of            MARY KAROORO The Prime Minister                OKURUT;
8.    Minister of Disaster    Preparedness &Refugees                    ─    HON. ONEK HILARY;
9.    Government Chief Whip        ─    HON. NANKABIRWA SENTAMU RUTH;
10.    Minister of East African Affairs    ─    MAJ. GEN.KAHINDA OTAFIIRE;
11.    Minister of Security            ─    HON.GEN. ELLY TUMWINE;
12.    Minister of Defence and        ─    HON. MWESIGE     Veteran Affairs                    ADOLF;
13.    Minister of Foreign             ─    HON. KUTESAAffairs                        KAHAMBA SAM;
14.    Minister of Internal Affairs    ─    GEN. JEJE ODONGO;     
15.    Minister of Trade,            ─    HON. KYAMBADDEIndustry& Cooperatives            AMELIA ANNE;
16.    Minister of Finance and    Economic Planning            ─    HON. KASAIJA MATIA; 
17.    Minister of Energy and    Minerals                    ─    HON. KITUTU MARY;
18.    Minister of Tourism,                Wildlife & Antiquities        ─    HON. BUTIME TOM;    
19.    Minister of Local             ─    HON. RAFAEL MAGYEZI;Government                
20.    Minister of Works and        ─    GEN. KATUMBA    Transport                        WAMALA;
21.    Minister of Lands,                Housing & Urban            ─    HON. KAMYA BETTY;    Development                
22.    Minister for Kampala and        ─    HON. AMONGI BETTY;    Metropolitan Affairs
23.    Minister of Health            ─    DR. ACENG JANE;24.    Minister of Public Service        ─    HON. MURULI         MUKASA;
25.    Minister of Justice            ─    HON. KAMUNTU& Constitutional Affairs            EPHRAIM;        
    26.    Attorney General            ─    MR. BYARUHANGA                                WILLIAM (ADVOCATE);    
    27.    Minister of Water &            ─    HON. CHEPTORIS    Environment                    SAM;
28.    Minister for Karamoja Affairs    ─    HON. BYABAGAMBIJOHN;
29.    Minister for Science,         ─    DR. TUMWESIGYE    Technology and Innovation        ELIODA;
30.    Minister of Gender, Labour    ─    HON. TUMWEBAZE & Social Affairs                    FRANK;
31.    Minister of Information, ICT    ─    HON. NABAKOOBA&Communications                        JUDITH;
32.    Minister of Agriculture,        ─    HON. SSEMPIJJA    Animal Industry &                VINCENT    Fisheries                        BAMULANGAKI.MINISTERS OF STATE:
Office of the President:
1.    Minister of State for            ─    HON. LOKODOEthics and Integrity                SIMON; 
2.    Minister of State for            ─    MRS. KAMUKAMA NAWEEconomic Monitoring            MOLLY;
Office of the Vice President:
3.    Minister of State             ─    HON. KASIRIVUVice President’s Office            BALTAZAH ATWOKI;        Office of the Prime Minister:
4.    Minister of State for Relief and Disaster             ─    HON. ECWERUPreparedness                    MUSA FRANCIS; 
5.    Minister of State for            ─    HON. KIZIGE MOSES;Karamoja                    
6.    Minister of State for    Bunyoro Affairs                ─    HON. KIIZA ERNEST; 
7.    Minister of State             ─    HON. GALABUZI for Luwero Triangle-Rwenzori        DENNIS SSOZI;
8.    Minister of State for            ─    HON. KWIYUUCWINYNorthern Uganda                GRACE;
9.    Minister of State for             ─    HON. AKIROR AGNES;    Teso Affairs                    
Ministry of Educationand Sports
10.    Minister of State for Higher    ─    DR. MUYINGO JOHNEducation                        CHRYSOSTOM;
                                11.    Minister of State for            ─    HON. NANSUBUGA      Primary Education,                 ROSEMARY SENINDE;
12.    Minister of State for Sports    ─    HON. OBUA DENIS HAMSON; 
Ministry of East African Affairs
13.    Minister of State for             ─    HON. MAGANDA East African Affairs                JULIUS WANDERA;
Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs
14.    Minister of State forDefence                    ─    COL. ENGOLA OKELLO;
15.    Minister of State for            ─    HON. KIBAZANGA    Veteran Affairs                    CHRISTOPHER;
Ministry of Foreign Affairs:
16.    Minister of State for             ─    HON. ORYEMInternational Affairs                OKELLO;
17.    Minister of State for             ─    DR. MATEKERegional Affairs                    PHELEMON; 
Ministry of Internal Affairs
18.    Minister of State for Internal Affairs                ─    HON. OBIGA KANIA;
Ministry of Trade and Industry and Cooperatives:
19.    Minister of State for            ─    HON. KAFABUSA Trade                        WERIKHE MICHEAL;                
20.    Minister of State for             ─    HON. GUME     Cooperatives                    FREDRICK NGOBI;        
Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development:
21.    Minister of State for Finance    ─    HON. AJEDRA(General)                        GABRIEL GADISON; ARIDRU;
22.    Minister of State for Planning    ─    HON. BAHATI DAVID;
23.    Minister of State for            ─    HON. ANITE EVELYN;Privatization and Investment                    
24.    Minister of State for Micro-    ─    HON. KYEYUNE     Finance                        HARUNA KASOLO;
Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development:
25.    Minister of State for Minerals    ─    HON. ACHIENG SARAHOPENDI; 
26.    Minister of State for Energy    ─    HON. D’UJANGA SIMON;
Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities:
27.    Minister of State for            ─    HON. KIWANDATourism                        GODFREY;
Ministry of Local Government
28.    Minister of State for            ─    HON. NAMUYANGU    Local Government                JENNIFFER;
Ministry of Works and Transport:
29.    Minister of State for            ─    HON. LOKERISWorks                        AIMAT PETER;
30.    Minister of State for            ─    MRS. KABATSI JOY;Transport                
Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development:
31.    Minister of State for            ─    HON. MUSUMBAUrban Development                ISAAC;
32.    Minister of State for            ─    HON. NAMUGANZA Lands                        PERSIS;
33.    Minister of State for            ─    DR. BARYOMUNSIHousing                        CHRIS;
Ministry of Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs:
34.    Kampala Capital City         ─    HON. NAMUGWANYA    Authority                        BENNA; 
Ministry of Health:
35.    Minister of State for            ─    HON. NABBANJA Health (General)                ROBINAH;
36.    Minister of State for            ─    DR. MORIKU JOYCEPrimary Health Care                KADUCU;
Ministry of Public Service:
37.    Minister of State for             ─    HON. KARUBANGA     Public Service                    DAVID;
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs:
38.    Deputy Attorney General        ─    MR. KAFUUZI JACKSON;
Ministry of Water and Environment:
39.    Minister of State for Water    ─    HON. KIBUULE                                 RONALD;
40.    Minister of State for            ─    HON. ANYWAREnvironment                    BEATRICE ATIM;
Ministry of ICT
41.    Minister of State for ICT and    ─    HON. OGWANG PETER;    Communications                
Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development:
42.    Minister of State for Youth and    ─    MRS. NAKIWALAChildren Affairs                FLORENCE KIYINGI;
43.    Minister of State for Gender    ─    MS. MUTUUZOand Culture                    PEACE;
44.    Minister of State for Labour, Employment and Industrial     ─    HON. MWESIGWA Relations                        RUKUTANA;
45.    Minister of State for the Elderly    ⎼    and Disability
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries
46.    Minister of State for            ─    HON. BAGIIREAgriculture                    AGGREY;
47.    Minister of State for Animal    ─    HON. RWAMIRAMAand Veterinary Affairs            BRIGHT;
48.    Minister of State for Fisheries    ─    MS. ADOA HELLEN.
SIGNED this ………………… of ………, in the Year of our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen.

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