Kintu Musoke

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Kintu Musoke
7th Prime Minister of Uganda
In office
18 November 1994 – 5 April 1999
Preceded by George Cosmas Adyebo
Succeeded by Apolo Nsibambi
Personal details
Born (1938-08-05) August 5, 1938 (age 79)
Political party National Resistance Movement
Alma mater Delhi University
Profession Politician

Kintu Musoke, (born 5 August 1938), is a Ugandan politician, closely associated with President Yoweri Museveni.[1] He served as Prime Minister of Uganda from 18 November 1994 to 5 April 1999.[2] He was later appointed to head a task force on fighting AIDS in Uganda.[3] He also serves as an Advisor to the President of Uganda.[4]

Background and education[edit]

Kintu Musoke was born in Masaka District to Yafeesi Kintu and Eseza Nassiwa on 5 August 1938. He attended Kabungo Native Anglican Church School and Buwere Primary School. He transferred to Kings College Budo for his O-Level and A-Level education. He holds he degree of Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Philosophy and Journalism, obtained from Delhi University in India.[1]


Following his graduation from university in 1963, he returned to Uganda and entered politics as a UPC youth mobilizer. In 1965, he was expelled from the party together with the other members belonging to a faction led by the UPC's Secretary General John Kakonge. He then abstained from politics until 1980, when he participated in the formation of the Uganda Patriotic Movement, which eventually morphed into the National Resistance Movement. During his lifetime, he has worked with several newspapers, including Uganda Eyogera, Uganda Argus, The African Pilot and Weekly Topic.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Kakaire, Sulaiman (10 March 2014). "Kintu Musoke: The Detribalised Muganda". The Observer (Uganda). Retrieved 5 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Neilan, Terence (7 April 1999). "Uganda: A New Cabinet". New York Times. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  3. ^ Ssejjoba, Eddie (28 November 2005). "Open HIV Clinic for Top Officials, Kintu Musoke Tells Government". New Vision (Kampala). Archived from the original on 6 February 2015. Retrieved 5 February 2015. 
  4. ^ Kariuki, Joseph (27 August 2008). "Kintu Musoke Raps Government Over Districts". New Vision (Kampala). Archived from the original on 6 February 2015. Retrieved 5 February 2015. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
George Cosmas Adyebo
Prime Minister of Uganda
18 November 1994 - 5 April 1999
Succeeded by
Apolo Nsibambi