Vice President of Uganda
The vice president of Uganda is the second-highest executive official in the Ugandan government. The vice president is appointed by the president.
Vice presidents of Uganda
Kadhumbula Nadiope III
|October 1963||April 1966||Edward Mutesa||Deposed during the Mengo Crisis|
|John Babiiha||April 1966||January 1971||Milton Obote||Deposed in the 1971 coup d'état|
|Vacant||January 1971||January 1977|
|Mustafa Adrisi||January 1977||Disputed; de facto April 1978||Idi Amin||Adrisi was factually disempowered by President Idi Amin in April 1978, but refused to accept his dismissal as Vice President. He remained in Uganda until mid-1979, maintaining a low profile but still claiming to be Vice President. When Amin was overthrown in the Uganda–Tanzania War, Adrisi fled into exile where he continued to pose as Vice President.|
|Disputed; claimed by Mustafa Adrisi||November 1978||December 1980|
|Paulo Muwanga||December 1980||July 1985||Milton Obote||Deposed in the 1985 coup d'état|
|Vacant||July 1985||January 22, 1991|
|Samson Kisekka||January 22, 1991||November 1994||Yoweri Museveni|
|Specioza Kazibwe||November 18, 1994||May 21, 2003||The first woman in Africa to hold the position of vice-president of a sovereign nation|
|Gilbert Bukenya||May 23, 2003||May 23, 2011|
|Edward Ssekandi||May 24, 2011||June 21, 2021|
|Jessica Alupo||June 21, 2021||Incumbent||The Second Woman Vice President of Uganda after Specioza Wandera Kazibwe|
- ^ Mwakikagile, Godfrey (1 February 2013). Uganda: A Nation in Transition : Post-colonial Analysis. New Africa Press. ISBN 9789987160358. Retrieved 21 September 2017 – via Google Books.
- ^ Avirgan & Honey 1983, pp. 49–50.
- ^ Reid 2017, p. 71.
- Avirgan, Tony; Honey, Martha (1983). War in Uganda: The Legacy of Idi Amin. Dar es Salaam: Tanzania Publishing House. ISBN 978-9976-1-0056-3.
- Reid, Richard J. (2017). A History of Modern Uganda. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-107-06720-2.