Four of the dropped ministers have however been appointed senior presidential advisers
President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday announced a new cabinet in a reshuffle that saw several high profile ministers dropped.
Among those is the state minister of Information and Communications Technology, Ida Erios Nantaba. Nantaba has been replaced by Peter Ogwang the Usuk County MP.
Another that has been dropped is Eng. Irene Muloni who has been the minister of energy and minerals. She has been replaced by Mary Goretti Kitutu who has been the state minister for the environment.
Hajat Janat Mukwaya has also been dropped from the ministry of gender and replaced by Frank Tumwebaze who has been the Information and Communications Technology minister.
Haji Abdul Nadduli (minister without portfolio), Charles Bakkabulindi (Minister of State for Sports), Azuba Ntege (minister of works and transport) and Alex Onzima (state minister in the office of the Vice President) have also not bounced back.
Bakkabulindi has been replaced by Ajiri County MP Denis Hamson Obua, Azuba by Gen. Katumba Wamala who has been the state minister of works and transport.
However, Muloni, Nadduli, Azuba, Onzima, Mukwaya have been appointed senior presidential advisers.