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MINISTERS: 28 women out of 80

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Led by Janet Museveni and Irene Muloni, there are more women in the new cabinet than in the last one.

With Betty Kamya the new minister in charge of Kampala,  Dr. Jane Aceng at health and Betty Amongi in charge of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, the new list of ministers released by President Yoweri Museveni has more women than in the last cabinet. There are 28 out of 80 – 11 full ministers, and 17 state ministers.

Betty Kamya
Minister for Kampala Betty Kamya

The women have increased, from 20 to 28 in this cabinet, led by Janet Museveni, Kamya, Okurut and Muloni.  Eng. Ntege Azuba is new Minister of Works and Transport
Aida Nantaba is back as state minister in charge of ICT.

Energy Minister Muloni


1. Minister of Education and Sports     ─    HON. MUSEVENI JANET KATAAHA

2.    Minister of Trade,Industry & Cooperatives             ─    HON. KYAMBADDE AMELIA ANNE

3.     Minister of Health            ─    DR. ACENG JANE

4.    Minister of Lands, Housing & Urban Development            ─    HON.  BETTY AMONGI

5. Minister of Energy and Minerals      ─    HON. MULONI IRENE

6.    Minister in Charge of General Duties/Office of the Prime Minister              ─    HON. MARY KAROORO OKURUT

7.    Minister for the Presidency    ─    HON. MBAYO ESTHER MBULAKUBUZA

8.    Minister for Kampala City Authority        ─    HON. KAMYA BETTY

9.    Government Chief Whip        –    HON. NANKABIRWA SENTAMU RUTH

10.    Minister of Gender, Labour & Social affairs      ─    HON. JANAT MUKWAYA

11.     Minister of Works and Transport─    Eng. AZUBA


1    Minister of State for Northern Uganda                  ─    HON.   GRACE KWIYUUCWINY

2.    Minister of State for Teso Affairs             ─    HON. AKIROR AGNES

3.    Minister of State for Fisheries                  ─    HON.     RUTH ACHIENG
4.    Minister of State for Animal Industry    ─    MRS. KABATSI JOY

5.    Minister of State for Primary Education            ─    HON. ROSEMARY SENINDE

6.    Minister of State for Privatization and Investment           ─    HON. ANITE EVELYN

7.    Minister of State for Environment            ─    HON. KITUTU MARY

8.    Minister of State for Lands              ─    HON. NAMUGANZA PERSIS

9.    Minister of State for Health (General)              ─    HON. OPENDI   SARAH
10.    Minister of State for Primary Health Care            ─    DR. MORIKU JOYCE

11.    Minister of State for Industry                   ─    HON.  HARRIET  NTABAZI

12.    Kampala Capital City Authority         ─    HON. BENNA NAMUGWANYA

13  Minister of State for Local Government              ─    HON.  JENNIFFER NAMUYANGU

14.    Minister of State for ICT and Communications      ─    HON. NANTABA AIDA ERIOS

15.    Minister of State for Gender and Culture    ─    MADAME     PEACE MUTUUZO
16.    Minister of State for Youth and Children Affairs     ─    MRS. NAKIWALA FLORCENCE KIYINGI

17.    Minister of State for the Elderly and     Disability   ─    MRS.    ADRIAN TIBALEKA



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