Minister for Internal Affairs Ruhakana Rugunda of Uganda

Rugunda was born in Kabale District.
Ruhakana Rugunda has directed all encroachers in a south Busoga forest reserve in Mayuge district, not to plant crops after December 31.
Rugunda said the extensive depletion of the forest could cause a desert and famine in the area.
Solomon Mugume Rugunda is the son of Minister of Internal Affairs Dr.
Rugunda expressed support for an acceleration of the peace talks.
Rugunda said that the funds for the three-year project were aimed at the overall development of victims' communities.
Rugunda was a member of Musevenis original NRM cabinet in 1986.
Rugunda said Ejalu combined politics and business very well.
Opening a sensitisation workshop on land conflicts for police commanders from the Buganda region last Friday, Rugunda said that the vice is rampant in the central region.
Rugunda said Ejalu combined politics and business very well and his aim was to use business as a tool to promote and build a good.
Rugunda described the ICC as an ally of the Government.
They should drop it, Rugunda said yesterday.
government delegation to peace talks with the LRA rebels in Juba.
But what are the local and international issues that could have propelled Rugunda to the UN? For starters, Rugunda has been the longest serving cabinet minister since President Yoweri Museveni came to power in January 1986.
This unique feat, analysts say, has been because Rugunda has always played it safe by avoiding being party to major controversies.
Although the official announcement makes Rugunda’s job a cabinet level appointment reporting directly to the president, it does not change the fact that in diplomatic protocol, for example, Foreign minister Sam Kutesa will take precedence over Rugunda,” an analyst said If this analysis is true, this is not the first time Rugunda has suffered a demotion only to raise again.
Rugunda has remained in cabinet for long because Museveni is not suspicious of him,” a friend said, “Yet one cannot also say that Rugunda is Museveni’s confidante the way Mbabazi has been.
Rugunda has been the face of the peace talks between the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels led by Joseph Kony and the government of Uganda.
If Rugunda is the man for this job, analysts say, Museveni may even be preparing him for big things.
This would be someone who will not be vindictive towards him, who will not persecute him” an analyst said, “And Rugunda has those credentials.
Rugunda said both sides were addressing the issue of accountability and reconciliation on the understanding that "those who committed crimes would admit them and ask for forgiveness from the people, who are willing to forgive.
Dr Rugunda chaired a committee that organised the return of Dr Milton Obote’s remains in October 2005, and lobbied the government to accord the former president a state burial.
But Dr Rugunda said yesterday he is not aware of any group within the NRM which is pressuring him to challenge Mr Museveni.
At the initiation of Capt Mukula, Dr Rugunda met Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga during his visit to Uganda which reportedly angered the President.
Whereas Dr Rugunda denies knowledge of the meeting, Capt.
This Rugunda is a minister who works for prisoners on death row.
Rugunda was born in Kabale district on November 7, 1947.
Speaking to reporters in Juba, southern Sudan a government leader Dr Ruhakana Rugunda said the purpose of the discussions was to prepare the treaty, to agree on the implementation schedule and to agree on the dates to sign.
Rugunda said it was up to Sudan to struggle to liberate her people who have been oppressed as a result of the war in Southern Sudan.
Rugunda was speaking in his home town of Kabale, in the far southwestern corner of Uganda, after flying from Juba, the South Sudan capital where the peace talks are taking place, to attend the funeral of his 93-year-old mother Norah Rugunda.
Reacting to the alleged lack of balance in the indictment process, Rugunda said Uganda's own criminal laws had dealt harshly with UPDF officers who committed mistakes in the course of warfare with the LRA.
Ruhakana Rugunda is now the Chairperson of the NRM Electoral Commission while Gertrude Njuba is the Vice-Chairperson.
Rugunda said it was LRA which violated the rules by distributing the statement to the press.
Before leaving the remote area near the Congolese border, government negotiator Ruhakana Rugunda said his team was heading back to the Ugandan capital, Kampala, to await further instructions.
Ruhakana Rugunda is the Uganda government’s chief negotiator with the rebels.
Rugunda said despite the stall in the peace negotiations, the Ugandan government is going ahead with its rebuilding efforts in war-affected areas in northern Uganda.
Rugunda said that President Yoweri Museveni plans to announce a team that would put into practice the traditional justice system that has been proposed to replace the International Criminal Court (ICC) indictments against the five LRA commanders, including Joseph Kony.
OUTCGOING internal affairs minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said he is happy with his appointment as.
OUTCGOING internal affairs minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said he is happy with his appointment as Uganda's permanent representative to the UN.
INTERNAL Affairs minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda is designated to take over as Uganda's Permanent Representative at the United Nations headquarters in New York when the country commences its membership on the UN Security Council.