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Pricess Kabakumba Labwoni Masiko is a Ugandan politician. Currently, she is serving as the Minister of Information of Uganda as of 16 February 2009.[1] She is also the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bujenje County, Masindi District, in the Ugandan Parliament.

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Background

She was born in Masindi District on 20 October 1966.[2]

Education

Kabakumba Masiko holds the degree of Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Economics from Makerere University. She also holds three diplomas as listed below: [3]

  • Diploma in Legislative Drafting
  • Diploma in Project Planing and Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management

Work Experience

From 1986 until 1996, she worked as a party functionary for the ruling National Resistance Movement political party. In 1996, she ran for the parliamentary seat for Masindi District, winning that seat and serving in that position until 2001. In 2001, following redistricting, she ran for the seat of Bujenje County, in Masindi District, winning that seat and serving as area MP until 2006. In 2006, she was re-elected to the Ugandan Parliament. That same year she was appointed Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Government Chief Whip, a position she served in until her appointment to the information ministry in February 2009. [4]

Personal details

Kabakumba Masiko is married to Major Masiko, an officer in the Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF).[5]

Parliamentary duties

Besides her duties as Minister of Information, she sits on the following parliamentary committees:

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