President of Uganda
|President of the|
Republic of Uganda
|Type||Head of state|
Head of government
|Residence||State House, Entebbe|
|Term length||No term limits - renewable indefinitely|
|Precursor||Governor-General of Uganda|
|Formation||9 October 1963|
|First holder||Kabaka Sir Frederick Edward Mutesa II|
|Deputy||Vice President of Uganda|
|Salary||183,216 USD annually|
The President of the Republic of Uganda is the head of state and the head of government of Uganda. The President leads the executive branch of the Government of Uganda and is the commander-in-chief of the Uganda People's Defence Force.
Incumbent Yoweri Museveni came to power in 1986 and is the longest serving president of Uganda, ahead of Idi Amin who ruled from 1971 to 1979. Bobi Wine has not conceded the 2021 election and claims his victory is disputed, 2021 Ugandan general election.
Qualifications of the President. (Article 102) A person to qualify for election as President must be— (a) a citizen of Uganda by birth; (b) not less than thirty-five and not more than seventy-five years of age; and (c) qualified to be a member of Parliament.
List of presidents of Uganda (1963–present)
- List of heads of state of Uganda
- Vice President of Uganda
- Prime Minister of Uganda
- Politics of Uganda
- History of Uganda
- List of political parties in Uganda
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- Athumani, Halima (September 21, 2017). "Proposed Changes to Uganda's Presidential Age Limit Hit Roadblock". Voice of America.