William Byaruhanga

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William Byaruhanga
ResidenceKampala, Uganda
EducationMakerere University
(Bachelor of Laws)
Law Development Centre
(Diploma in Legal Practice)
OccupationLawyer & Businessman
Years active1988 — present
Home townFort Portal
TitleAttorney General of Uganda
Spouse(s)Mrs. Jackie Byaruhanga

William Byaruhanga is a Ugandan lawyer and businessman. He is the Attorney General of Uganda and a member of the Ugandan Cabinet. He was appointed to that position on 6 June 2016, replacing Fred Ruhindi, who was dropped from cabinet.[1]

Background and education[edit]

William Byaruhanga graduated from Makerere University, with a Bachelor of Laws. He then attended the Law Development Centre, graduating with a Diploma in Legal Practice. He was admitted to the Uganda Bar in 1988.[2]


Prior to his current appointment, Byaruhanga was the Principal Partner of Kasirye, Byaruhanga and Company Advocates, a privately owned Kampala law firm.[3] On 6 June 2016, he was appointed as Attorney General of Uganda.[4]

Other responsibilities[edit]

William Byaruhanga serves on the board of directors of Centum Investments, since October 2016.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Uganda State House (6 June 2016). "Museveni's new cabinet list At 6 June 2016" (PDF). Daily Monitor. Kampala. Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  2. ^ UCC (7 June 2016). "Uganda Communications Commission: Board Members". Uganda Communications Commission (UCC). Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  3. ^ KBCA (7 June 2016). "Principal Partner William Byaruhanga". Kampala: Kasirye, Byaruhanga and Company Advocates (KBCA). Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  4. ^ Uganda State House (6 June 2016). "Uganda's New Cabinet As At 6 June 2016". Scribd.com. Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  5. ^ Juma, Victor (12 October 2016). "Kaberuka among new faces on Centum board". Business Daily Africa. Nairobi. Retrieved 12 October 2016.