By Watchdog reporter
When someone asks you about some of the active women in the political sphere we have in Uganda currently, without any excuse, Amelia Kyambadde, the cabinet Minister for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives should feature on your list basing on the political experience she has at hand.
Today we unveil some of the things you didn’t about the super minister;
1.Kyambadde was born in June 1955, to the lateSerwano K. Kulubyaand Mary Kafureka, in Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom. She relocated to Uganda, in 1959, at the age of four years.
2.She attendedGayaza Primary Schoolin Wakiso District for her elementary education, Gulu Sacred Heart High School in Gulu District for her secondary education and Aga Khan School of Secretarial Studies in Nairobi, Kenya, for her post-secondary education. Amelia Kyambadde holds the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), from Makerere University. She also holds the degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA), from the American InterContinental University in London, United Kingdom.
3.Her career encounter started when she was 24years old when she joined Ugandan Civil Service in 1979.
4.Since then Kyambadde rose into a rank of Principal Private Secretary(PPS) of President Yoweri Museveni. In 2010, she voluntarily resigned as the PPS after serving for over 30 years.
5.During the Uganda national elections of 2011, she won a parliamentary contest and is now the incumbent MP for Mawokota County North. On 27 March 2011, she was appointed Minister for Trade & Industry. On 6 June 2016, she was named Cabinet Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, in the cabinet list released that day.
6.Kyambadde is the Patron of Twezimbe Development Foundation (TDF), a community-based, non-governmental, organization formed to improve the living conditions of the people of her parliamentary constituency. She founded the Twezimbe NGO.
7.The minister is married to Wilson Kyambadde since 1976, they are have five children together.