President Yoweri Museveni has released the new Cabinet list
Former Uganda Wildlife Authority patron and founder of the Uganda Federal Alliance Betty Kamya has been appointed by President Yoweri Museveni to Cabinet.
Kamya has been appointed Minister for Kampala City.
Former Luweero district chairman, Hajj Abdul Nadduli who quit elective politics this year after losing in the NRM primaries has been appointed Minister without Portfolio.
Nadduli, 74, had been the Luweero chairman for three terms before losing to long term political rival Ronald Ndawula.
Lieutenant General Henry Tumukunde who retired from the army last year has also been appointed the Minister of Security.
Tumukunde previously served as head of the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) and was also the Director General of Internal Security Organisation (ISO).
Notable absentees from the cabinet list are long serving ministers who lost in the recent Parliament elections.
The causalities are Crispus Kiyonga, Jessica Alupo, Henry Kajura, Fred Ruhindi, Daudi Migereko, Jim Muhwezi, and Abraham Byandala.
Other notable absentees are Henry Banyenzaki, Sam Engola, Tress Bucyanayandi
First Lady Janet Museveni who also quit elective politics and served as Minister for Karamoja Affairs in the last cabinet has been appointed the Minister of Education and Sports.
Among the new appointments, Christopher Kibazanga has been appointed the Minister of State for Agriculture, Director General of Health Services Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng has been appointed Minister of Health while Eng. Ntege Azuba is the Minister of Works and Transport.
Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi who contested for the Kampala Woman MP on a DP ticket, has been appointed Minister of State for Youth and Children Affairs
Joy Kabatsi has also been appointed the Minister of State for Animal Industry.