Cabinet of Uganda

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There are 32 Cabinet ministers and 50 Ministers of State in the Cabinet of Uganda (2021 to 2026).[1]

According to Section 111 of the 1995 Constitution of Uganda, as amended in 2005, "There shall be a Cabinet which shall consist of the President, the Vice President, the Prime Minister and such number of Ministers as may appear to the President to be reasonably necessary for the efficient running of the State."[2] Ministers are responsabile before the Parliament, which can force their resignation by passing a motion of censure.

Cabinet ministers[edit]

Below is a list of members of the Ugandan cabinet as of 9 June 2021.[3]

Ministry Incumbent
Prime Minister and Leader of Government Business in Parliament Robinah Nabbanja
First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Community Affairs Rebecca Kadaga
Second Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy Leader of Government Business in Parliament Moses Ali
Third Deputy Prime Minister and Minister without Portfolio Lukia Isanga Nakadama
Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni
Minister of Public Service Wilson Muruli Mukasa
Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Francis Mwebesa
Minister of Internal Affairs Kahinda Otafiire
Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Frank Tumwebaze
Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development Matia Kasaija
Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeje Odongo
Minister of Health Jane Aceng
Minister of Works and Transport Katumba Wamala
Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development Judith Nabakooba
Minister of Water and Environment Sam Cheptoris
Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Norbert Mao[4]
Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka
Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs Vincent Ssempijja
Minister of Local Government Raphael Magyezi
Minister for Karamoja Affairs Mary Goretti Kitutu
Minister of Energy and Minerals Ruth Nankabirwa
Minister of Information and Communications Technology Chris Baryomunsi
Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Monica Musenero
Minister in Charge of General Duties in the Office of the Prime Minister Justine Lumumba Kasule
Minister of Disaster Preparedness and Refugees Hillary Onek
Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Tom Butime
Minister of the Presidency Milly Babirye Babalanda
Minister of Security Jim Muhwezi
Chief Cabinet Whip Denis Hamson Obua[4]
Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development Betty Amongi
Minister of Kampala Capital City Authority Misi Kabanda

Ministers of state[edit]

Below is a list of the current Ministers of State of Uganda:[3]

Ministry Minister of State
Minister of State for Economic Monitoring Beatrice Akello Akori[4]
State Minister for Ethics and Integrity Rose Akello
Minister of State in the Office of the Vice President Diana Nankunda Mutasingwa
State Minister for Disaster Preparedness and Refugees Esther Davina Anyakun
State Minister for Northern Uganda Grace Kwiyucwiny
State Minister for Karamoja Agnes Nandutu
State Minister for Luweero Triangle and Rwenzori Region Alice Kaboyo
State Minister for Teso Affairs Clement Kenneth Ongalo Obote
State Minister for Bunyoro Affairs Jennifer Namuyangu
State Minister for East African Community Affairs Maggie Magode Ikuya
State Minister for Agriculture Fred Bwiino Kyakulaga
State Minister for Fisheries Hellen Adoa
State Minister for Animal Industry Bright Rwamirama
State Minister for Defence Jacob Oboth-Oboth
State Minister for Veterans Affairs Huda Oleru
State Minister for Higher Education John Chrysostom Muyingo
State Minister for Primary Education Joyce Moriku
State Minister for Sports Peter Ogwang[4]
State Minister for Energy Sidronius Opolot Okasai
State Minister for Minerals Peter Lokeris
State Minister of Finance for General Duties Henry Musaasizi
State Minister of Finance for Planning Amos Lugoloobi
State Minister of Finance for Investment and Privatization Evelyn Anite
State Minister of Finance for Microfinance Haruna Kasolo Kyeyune
State Minister for Transport Fred Byamukama
State Minister for Works Musa Echweru
State Minister for Water Resources Aisha Sekkindi
State Minister for the Environment Beatrice Atim Anywar
State Minister for Housing Persis Namuganza
State Minister for Urban Planning Kania Obiga
State Minister for Lands Sam Mayanja
State Minister of Health for General Duties Kawoya Bangirana
State Minister of Health for Primary Care Margaret Muhanga
Deputy Attorney General Jackson Kafuuzi
State Minister for Trade David Bahati
State Minister for Cooperatives Frederick Ngobi Gume
State Minister for Kampala Capital City Authority Kabuye Kyofatogabye
State Minister of Foreign Affairs for International Affairs Henry Oryem Okello
State Minister of Foreign Affairs for Regional Affairs John Mulimba
State Minister for Local Government Victoria Rusoke
State Minister for Tourism Martin Mugarra
State Minister for Information Technology and Communications Joyce Ssebugwawo
State Minister for Gender and Culture Peace Mutuuzo
Minister of State for Youth and Children Affairs Sarah Mateke Nyirabashitsi
State Minister for Labor, Employment and Industrial Relations
State Minister for the Elderly Gidudu Mafaabi
State Minister for the Disabled Hellen Asamo
State Minister of Internal Affairs David Muhoozi
State Minister for Public Service Grace Mary Mugasa

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Godfrey Olukya (9 June 2021). "Uganda's president appoints 82 ministers". Ankara, Turkey: Anadolu Agency © 2021. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  2. ^ (WIPO (15 February 2006). "Constitution Of The Republic Of Uganda As At 15 February 2006". Geneva: World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Archived from the original on 4 October 2018. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b Daily Monitor (8 June 2021). "Full cabinet list: Jessica Alupo New Vice President". Daily Monitor. Kampala. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  4. ^ a b c d David Vosh Ajuna (21 July 2022). "Museveni appoints Mao justice minister". Daily Monitor. Kampala, Uganda. Retrieved 21 July 2022.