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Events promoter Balaam appointed minister as Museveni reshuffles cabinet

Events promoter, Balaam Barugahara with President Museveni during a meeting at State House recently. PHOTO/ PPU

President Museveni on Thursday appointed events promoter and sworn member of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) Balaam Barugahara as state minister for Gender, Labour and Social Development in charge of youth.

Mr Barugahara, a businessman and strong mobiliser of the First Son, Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba, is one of the people behind MK Movement which morphed into the Patriotic League of Uganda (PLU) pressure group with Gen Muhoozi as its chairman.

In the reshuffle, Mr Museveni who said he had made ‘slight’ amendments will have a new Principal Private Secretary (PPS) and a deputy.

“I hereby inform the country that by virtue of the authority given to the President of Uganda by Articles: 108(2), 108A(1), 113(1) and 114(1) of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, That here below I publish a slightly amended list of the cabinet of Uganda,” Mr Museveni’s Thursday evening statement reads in part.

Here is the full list


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