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The President of the Republic of Uganda is the head of state and head of government of Uganda. The president leads the executive branch of the Government of Uganda and is the commander-in-chief of the Uganda People's Defence Force.[1]

President of the
Republic of Uganda
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Yoweri Museveni

since 29 January 1986
Term length5 years
Inaugural holderFrederick Edward Mutesa II
Formation9 October 1963
DeputyVice President of Uganda



In 2005 presidential term limits were removed, and in 2017 the removal of the previous upper age limit of 75 was also announced.[2]

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  1. ^ "The President". Government of Uganda.
  2. ^ Athumani, Halima (September 21, 2017). "Proposed Changes to Uganda's Presidential Age Limit Hit Roadblock". Voice of America.

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