16 December 1954 |
|Education||Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
University not Stated
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
University not Stated
|Occupation||Accountant & Politician|
|Years active||1978 — present|
|Title||State Minister for Animal Industry|
Major (Retired) Bright Kanyontore Rwamirama is a Ugandan politician, and former army officer. He is the current State Minister for Animal Industry in the Ugandan Cabinet. He was appointed to that position on 1 June 2006. In the cabinet reshuffle of 16 February 2009, and that of 27 May 2011, he retained his cabinet post. He also serves as the elected Member of Parliament representing "Isingiro County North", Isingiro District. He has served in that capacity, continuously since 2001.
Bright Rwamirama holds the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), majoring in Accounting, and the degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA). He also holds the Postgraduate Certificate in Resource Management.
From 1978 until 1983, he worked as a Banking Officer at Uganda Commercial Bank, the institution that later became Stanbic Bank (Uganda) Limited. In 1983, he joined the National Resistance Army (NRA), in the Uganda Bush War to dislodge Milton Obote from power. He was appointed Officer in Charge of Pay in the (NRA) in 1986, serving in that capacity until 1989. In 1989, he was promoted to Director of Finance, in the NRA, which was renamed Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF), in 1995. He served in that capacity at the UPDF headquarters, until 1997. He continued to serve as one of the Senior Staff Officers at UPDF Headquarters, until 2001. In 2001, he retired from the Armed Forces at the rank of Major. He joined politics, contesting for the parliamentary seat of "Isingiro County North", in Isingiro District. He won that seat and was re-elected to the same position in 2006 and 2011. He was appointed Minister of State for Animal Industry in June 2006, a position he still occupies as of June 2011.
- Full Cabinet List, June 2006
- Full Cabinet List, February 2009
- Museveni Names New Cabinet, May 2011
- Bright Rwamirama Is MP For Isingiro County North
- Bright Rwamirama Was Born in December 1954
- The Academic Record of Bright Rwamirama
- The Work History of Bright Rwamirama
- Bright Rwamirama Appointed Minister of State for Animal Industry on 1 June 2006