Ambassadors’ Reshuffle: Ex-ISO Boss Balya, Kiyonga Named Ambassadors

Ambassadors’ Reshuffle: Ex-ISO Boss Balya, Kiyonga Named Ambassadors


By Serestino Tusingwire


In a bid to reorganize his government in this ‘Kisanja Hakuna Mchezo’, President Yoweri Museveni has done yet another reshuffle, this time round to ambassadors and Heads of Diplomatic missions.

The former ISO boss, Brig. Ronnie Balya and former minister of Defence, Chrispus Kiyonga, have been named among the new ambassadors.

Pursuant to Article 122 (1) of the Constitution, the President has appointed the following Ambassadors and Heads of Diplomatic missions.

  1. Brig. Ronnie Balya                              Juba
  2. Kibedi Zake Wanume                        Copenhagen
  3. James Kinobe                                      Khartoum
  4. Prof. Sam Turyamuhika                     Mogadishu
  5. Mubiru Stephen                                  Ankara
  6. James Mbahimba                               Kinshasa
  7. Onyanga Aparr Christopher              Geneva
  8. Nelson Ocegere                                 Abuja
  9. Dr. Kiyonga Chrispus                         Beijing
  10. Hyuha Samali Dorothy                    Kuala Lumpur
  11. Woneka Oliver                                 Kigali
  12. Sam Male                                          Cairo
  13. Olwa Johnson Agara                       Moscow
  14. Nimisha Jayant Madhvani              Abu Dhabi
  15. Nduhuura Richard                            Paris
  16. Nsambu Alintuma                            Algiers
  17. Betty Akech Okullu                          Tokyo
  18. Katende Mull Sebujja                       Washington
  19. Maj. Gen. Matayo Kyaligonza          Bujumbura
  20. Moto Julius Peter                              London
  21. Blaak Mirjam                                      Brussels
  22. Solomon Rutega                              Guangzhou
  23. Grace Akello                                      New Delhi
  24. Phoebe Otaala                                 Nairobi
  25. Tibaleka Marcel                                Berlin
  26. Napeyok Elizabeth Paula                 Rome
  27. Dr. Kisuule Ahmed                            Riyadh
  28. Rebecca Otengo                              Addis Ababa
  29. Ruth Aceng                                       Ottawa
  30. Prof. Joyce Kikafunda                     Canberra
  31. Nekesa Barbara Oundo                 South Africa
  32. Dr. Ssemuddu Yahaya                    Tehran
  33. Ayebare Adonia                                New York
  34. Richard Kabonero T.                        Dar es Salaam
  35. His Highness Gabula William           Ambassador – Special Duties – Office of the President

Deputy Ambassadors

Ocula Michael

Mohammed Kezaala

The President has therefore sent the names to Parliament for consideration and approval.