By Edward Tumusiime
On Tuesday 8th June 2021 the President of the Republic of Uganda His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhaburwa Museveni appointed the new cabinet of the government of Uganda.
Among the appointed was the birthday boy the Chairman of Express Football Club and former President Uganda Golf Union Kiryowa Kiwanuka.
He was appointed as the new Attorney General replacing Byaruhanga William who has been the Attorney General since 2016.
He is an ardent golfer and a football fan who has served in various capacities in golf administration at the club level and national level as President of Uganda Golf Union leading the national team in many coveted regional championship wins
He once served as the Chairman of Entebbe Golf Club before taking over from Amos Nzeyi as the President of the Uganda Golf Union in 2014 and in 2015 he was replaced by Johnson Omoro.
Currently, he is the Chairman of one of the oldest Clubs in Uganda, Express Football Club a Ugandan Premier league football team.
Besides Football and Golf, Kiryowa Kiwanuka was one of the founding partners of the KK firm (Kiwanuka & Karugire Advocates) in October 2001.
KK is an accomplished lawyer in Uganda having successfully represented clients in many of the country’s landmark commercial disputes. He also heads the firm’s dispute resolution department.
He has distinguished himself as an energy law practitioner, expertise that led to his appointment in 2015 as the litigation person on the 7 members inaugural board of the Petroleum Authority of Uganda. He holds this position on the board to date.