Prime Minister of Uganda

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Prime Minister of the
Republic of Uganda
Coat of arms of Uganda.svg
Ruhakana Rugunda.jpg
Incumbent
Ruhakana Rugunda

since 18 September 2014
AppointerYoweri Museveni,
as President of Uganda
Inaugural holderMilton Obote
Formation9 October 1962

The Prime Minister of Uganda is in charge of the Cabinet of Uganda, although the President is the effective head of government. Ruhakana Rugunda has been the Prime Minister since 18 September 2014.[1][2]

The post of Prime Minister was created for the first time in 1962. In 1966, Prime Minister Milton Obote suspended the Constitution, abolished the post of Prime Minister, and declared himself President. In 1980, the post of Prime Minister was re-established.

References[change | change source]

  1. Vision Reporter (19 September 2016). "Ruhakana Rugunda new Prime Minister". New Vision. Kampala. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  2. Bwire, Job (23 September 2014). "Parliament to approve Rugunda's appointment today". Daily Monitor. Kampala. Retrieved 13 October 2016.