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Janet Kataaha Museveni

Date of Birth: 24 June 1948)


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The seven ages of Museveni

Museveni has launched trial balloons to test the acceptability of his being succeeded by his son, Major General Muhoozi Kainerugaba, or his wife, Janet Museveni (AC Vol 57 No 3, First ladies first and Vol 58 No 2, Museveni's marathon)...


Museveni's marathon

If Muhoozi proves too controversial, other candidates from the presidential family may be called upon, including First Lady Janet Kataaha Museveni, a Minister of State for Education, and presidential son-in-law Odrek Rwabwogo, an up-and-comer in the NRM (AC Vol 56 No 19, Opposition blues)...


Protest grows over Museveni win

The only realistic alternative to constitutional change would be to hand power to a nominated successor, with his wife Janet Museveni or son Brigadier Muhoozi Kainerugaba being the two most talked about candidates (AC Vol 57 No 3, First ladies first)...


First ladies first

Although Janet Kataaha Museveni has decided not to run for Parliament in her Ruhaama constituency, nobody doubts that she continues to wield massive political power...

Some interpreted Janet Museveni's decision not to run for Parliament as the surest sign that her campaign to succeed her husband was beginning...

Janet Museveni triumphed over other rivals too, most of all when she got Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi sacked...

It has also shown Janet Museveni to be a formidable political force, perhaps more than she lets on...

After that period, Uganda will be weighing the relative balance of parliament against the presidency and what role Janet Museveni will adopt within the NRM...


Wars of the succession

The President’s wife, Janet Museveni, came second, with former Vice-President Gilbert Bukenya third...


Doctor, doctor

The office of First Lady Janet Museveni is at the centre of a row over the misuse of healthcare funds according to investigators into two financial scandals at the Ministry of Health...

These documents include a note on State House letterhead from Margaret Lalam to Mukula, referring to a meeting on 15 Jan 2005 in which Janet Museveni had asked for funding for health advocacy meetings in villages...

A succession of letters about funding requests totalling some $273,000 were sent from Janet Museveni's office to the Ministry of Health after this initial exchange...

Janet Museveni is furious about the position of her husband's long-standing personal assistant, Amelia Kyambadde and has tried unsuccessfully to outmanoeuvre her rival...

In the 2006 elections, Janet Museveni, backed by State House resources, beat an incumbent member of parliament...


Losing and winning

The most senior relative in parliament will be First Lady Janet Museveni, who rallied the female and Christian voters of her home constituency of Ruhama in the west and took a significant scalp for the government by deposing the FDC's Ruzindana...


Losers can win too

The NRM/FDC fight is encapsulated in Ruhama, where First Lady Janet Museveni takes on the FDC strongman, Augustine Ruzindana - himself, like many in the FDC, a former NRM stalwart (AC Vol 46 No 25)...


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