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Peace Regis Mutuuzo is a Ugandan politician. She is the Minister of State for Gender and Culture in the Ugandan Cabinet. She was appointed to that position on 6 June 2016.[1]

Peace Mutuuzo
Born (1975-05-02) 2 May 1975 (age 44)
ResidenceKampala, Uganda
NationalityUgandan
CitizenshipUganda
Alma materBishop Stuart University
(Diploma in Secondary Education)
Makerere University
(Bachelor of Environmental Science)
Uganda Management Institute
(Master of Public Administration and Management)
OccupationPolitician and Environmentalist
Years active2006 — present
Known forPolitics
Home townRwimi
TitleState Minister for Gender and Culture

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Background and educationEdit

She was born in on 2 May 1975, in Rwimi sub-county, Bunyangabu county, in Kabarole District, in the Western Region of Uganda. Since then, Bunyangabu county was transformed into Bunyangabu District.[2] She studied at St. Peter and Paul Primary School, Katikamu SDA Secondary School and at Mpanga Secondary School in Fort Portal. She was the head-girl while at Mpanga.[3]

She attended National Teachers College Kakoba (NTCK), now a component of Bishop Stuart University in Mbarara, graduating with a Diploma in Secondary Education. She served as the president of the students' guild at NTCK, while there.[3]

She then joined Makerere University, the oldest public university in Uganda, graduating with a Bachelor of Environmental Science. Later, she obtained a Master of Public Administration and Management from Uganda Management Institute in Kampala.[3]

CareerEdit

Prior to joining active politics, she worked with Give and Take company owned by John Sanyu Katuramu (serving life sentence in Luzira Prison) and later in the Office of the President, as the Private Secretary to the President of Uganda. In 2016, she contested for the position of Woman Representative for Kabarole District, but was defeated in the primary elections of the National Resistance Movement political party.[3][4] On 6 June 2016, she was appointed State Minister for Gender and Culture.[5]

One of the first tasks she embarked on in her new ministerial post is the problem sexual violence.[6] Another item on her agenda is the planned re-development, expansion and renovation of the National Theater, which was built in 1959 and is now too small to accommodate large audiences.[7]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Uganda State House (6 June 2016). "Museveni's new cabinet list At 6 June 2016" (PDF). Daily Monitor. Kampala. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  2. ^ Basiime, Felix (3 March 2017). "Kabarole budgets Shs12 billion for new Bunyangabu District". Daily Monitor. Kampala. Retrieved 12 August 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d Pius Opae Papa (31 August 2015). "Museveni private secretary for Kabarole Woman MP". The Observer (Uganda). Kampala. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  4. ^ Monitor Team (8 June 2016). "Who are the new faces in Museveni's Cabinet?: Mutuuzo Peace - State Minister for Gender and Culture". Daily Monitor. Kampala. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  5. ^ Uganda State House (6 June 2016). "Uganda's New Cabinet As At 6 June 2016". Scribd.com. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  6. ^ Ultimate Multimedia (21 September 2016). "Great lakes region urged to tackle sexual violence- Gender minister Peace Mutuuzo". Kampala: Weinformers.com. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  7. ^ BGA (29 August 2016). "Uganda National Theater Not for Sale – Government". Business Guide Africa (BGA). Retrieved 1 November 2016.

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