Contacts and Web Directory Government


Electricity Regulatory Authority

15, ERA House, Shimoni Road, Nakasero
Contact Phones : -,+256 414 341852, +256 312 260166
Web Address
VISION “To be an effective regulator that promotes safe, efficient, reliable and sustainable electricity supply” MISSION “To regulate the electricity industry in accordance with applicable laws, policies, standards and international best practice ” CORE VALUES Professionalism We are dedicated to quality, timeliness and excellence in our service and live up to the commitments we set. We perform our tasks and deliver our outputs to the best of our ability with a focus on continuously improving quality, productivity and professional development. Integrity We are honest and adhere to moral and ethical principles. Innovation We are creative in delivering value to our stakeholders. As a learning organization, we believe in continuous improvement, promote and reward creativity and adapt new ways of doing things. Transparency and Accountability We are clear and open while exercising our mandate. We serve the needs of our stakeholders in a responsible manner and recognize our

Amnesty Commission Uganda

97, Bugand Road
Contact Phones : -,+256-414257118
It was established by the Amnesty Act of 2000 as a body charged with the task of implementing the Act.

Civil Aviation Authority, Uganda

Airport Road, Entebbe
Contact Phones : +256 312 352 000,+256 414 352 000
Web Address

The Civil Aviation Authority of Uganda (CAA) is the government agency responsible for licensing, monitoring, and regulating civil aviation matters. It is administered by the Uganda Ministry of Works and Transport.

The agency was created by an Act of Parliament in 1994 as a state agency of the Ministry of Transport, Housing and Communication. As of October 2016, it was under the Ministry of Works and Transport.

The mandate of the CAA is to coordinate and oversee Uganda's aviation industry, including licensing, regulation, air search and rescue, air traffic control, ownership of airports and aerodromes, and Ugandan and international aviation law. It also represents Uganda in an international capacity within the aviation community and in all other aviation matters. As of October 2016, the CAA managed Entebbe International Airport and 13 other airports.

Directorate of Industrial Training

97/99 , Jinja Road/Corner, 3rd Street.Lugogo
Contact Phones : -,+256 414 232124, +256 414 259412, +256 414 251256,
Web Address
The Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT) is a Ugandan quality assurance directorate offering nationally, regionally and internationally recognized quality assurance services for the Business, Technical, Vocational Education and Training (BTVET). DIT produces high quality assurance mechanisms with emphasis on qualification standards and equivalent ratings with a high level of professionalism recognized nationally, regionally and internationally.

Directorate of Public Prosecutions

1 , Pilkington Road, Workers’ House
Contact Phones : +256-794332041,+256 794332040
Web Address
The Directorate is an autonomous institution not subject to the direction or control of any person or authority. The exercise of DPP’s authority and mandate should have regard to public interest, the interest of the administration of justice and the need to prevent abuse of legal process. The DPP is part of the Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) whose mission is to ensure that all people in Uganda live in a safe and just society. The JLOS is one of the sectors created by the Sector Wide Approach (SWAP), which was initiated by the Government in 1998 to guide planning and budgeting and foster more coherence and coordination among sectoral-related Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in their pursuit of national development.

Directorate of water development

Luzira, Port Bell
Contact Phones : n/a,256414220374
government institution

Electoral Commission of Uganda

55 , Jinja Road
Contact Phones : -,0414-337500, 0312-262208/9/10/11
Web Address
The Electoral Commission was set up under Article 60 of the 1995 Constitution of The Republic of Uganda. It consists of the Chairman, Deputy Chairperson and five other members appointed by the President with the approval of Parliament and a Secretariat headed by the Secretary. Details covering The Commissions establishment and mandate can be accessed in Articles 60 to 67 inclusive.

Electricity Regulatory Authority

15, Shimoni Road
Contact Phones : n/a,256414341646
electricity regulatory

Equal Opportunities Commission

7, Luthuli Close, Bugolobi
Contact Phones : -,+256 414 223253, +256 414 223234
Web Address
The Equal Opportunities Commission is a statutory body established by an Act of Parliament to effectuate Article 32(3) and Article 32 (4) of the Constitution of Uganda. The Equal Opportunities Commission is mandated to eliminate discrimination and inequalities against any individual or group of persons on the ground of sex, age, race, colour, ethnic origin, tribe, birth, creed or religion, health status, social or economic standing, political opinion or disability, and take affirmative action in favor of groups marginalised on the basis of gender, age, disability or any other reason created by history, tradition or custom for the purpose of redressing imbalances which exist against them, and to provide for other related matters. Articles 32(3) and 32(4) of the 1995 Uganda Constitution provide as follows: Article 32(3): Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution, the State shall take affirmative action in favour of groups marginalised on the basis of gender, age, disability or

Health Service Commission

1, Pilkington Rd Workers House
Contact Phones : -,+256 414 348501
Web Address
Since its inception in 1998, the Health Service Commission has continuously strived to ensure availability of knowledgeable, skilled and motivated Human Resources for Health. The Human Resources for Health are Doctors, Dentists, Nurses, Midwives, Pharmacists and Allied Health professionals. They also include Administrative, Scientific and Support Staff, as may be appointed by the Commission. The Health Service Commission was a creation of the 1995 Constitution. Its establishment was a recognition of the protracted efforts of Health professionals to have a specialized appointing Commission which could be sensitive to their cause and professionally tackle the peculiarities and unique issues inherent in the Health Service. The Constitution provided for a seven (7) Member Commission at least three (3) of whom should be persons who have substantial experience in health science, appointed by the President with the approval of Parliament. The Commission was created to pay special at

Innovation Systems and Cluster RPogram in East Africa

Makerere, Makerere
Contact Phones : n/a,256414532353
innovation systems , entrepreneurship

Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda

42, Bukoto Street, Kololo
Contact Phones : -,25641-4540125, 256312-262333, 25670-1540125
Web Address
The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) is the national body for professional accountants in Uganda. We currently offer two qualifications leading one to one becoming a professional accountant (CPA Uganda) and an accounting technician (AT), which is a foundation of accountancy. Our qualifications are based on the IFAC / ISAEB guidelines thus providing our graduates with excellent foundation of core accountancy skills that meet international benchmarks. Our focus is to produce individuals who exhibit professional excellence, integrity, committed to serve, good governance and socially responsive to the environment in which they operate. As professional accountants we strive for ethical conduct and acting in public interest.

Judicial Service Commission

6/8, Farmers House Ground Floor, Parliamentary Avenue
Contact Phones : -, +256-414-344154
Web Address
The Judicial Service Commission (the Commission) is an independent agency of the state established under the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. It is a specialized appointing Commission enjoying broad oversight functions in relation to services delivered to the people by the Judiciary. The mandate and functions of the Commission are defined under Articles 146-151 of the Constitution. The Membership of the Commission is spelt out under Article 146 of the Constitution. It provides for a nine-member commission. The Chairperson, Deputy Chairperson, and the Members are all appointed by the President with approval of Parliament. In summary, the composition of the Commission is as follows: * A full time Chairperson who is a person qualified to be appointed as a Justice of the Supreme Court; * A Deputy Chairperson (part time) who is a person qualified to be appointed as a Justice of the Supreme Court; * Six Members (part time) whose respective nomination is directly linked to spec

Justice Law and Order Sector

2 , Courts of Judicature High Court Building, The Square
Contact Phones : -,+256 – (0) 414-344 116
Web Address
JLOS is a sector wide approach adopted by the Government of Uganda to bring together institutions with closely linked mandates of administering justice and maintaining law and order and human rights, into developing a common vision, policy framework, unified on objectives and plan over the medium term. It focuses on a holistic approach to improving access to and administration of justice through the sector wide approach to planning, budgeting, programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation. The sector comprises of: Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs (MOJCA); Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA); The Judiciary; Uganda Police Force (UPF); Uganda Prison Service (UPS); Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP); Judicial Service Commission (JSC); The Ministry of Local Government (Local Council Courts); The Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development (Probation and Juvenile Justice); The Uganda Law Reform Commission (ULRC); The Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC); The L

Kampala Capital City Authority

1-3, City Hall, Apollo Kaggwa Road
Contact Phones : -,+256 204 66 00 00 | +256 204 66 00 41
Web Address
The Authority is a corporate body with perpetual succession and may sue and be sued in its corporate name and do, enjoy or suffer anything that may be done, enjoyed or suffered by a body corporate. The Authority is the governing body of the Capital City and administers Capital City on behalf of the central government subject to this Act. Any enactment that applies to a district shall, subject to this Act and with the necessary modifications, apply to the Authority

Metedrology Department

67-75, 3rd and 10th Floor Postel Building, Clement Hill Road Kampala
Contact Phones : -,+256 414 251798
Web Address
Uganda National Meteorological Authority (formerly Department of Meteorology) under Ministry of Water and Environment is a semi autonomous government institution for weather and climate services (UNMA Act. 2012) and a focal institution to Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an international body of experts mandated to analyze scientific research findings on climate change. The Government of Uganda (GoU) has always recognized natural resources (including weather and climate) as a basic factor in the country’s national development process. It is well documented and common knowledge that the day to day management and harnessing of all natural resources are largely dependent on the state of the environment, weather and climate. Weather and climate is therefore, an important factor in the social and economic development of the country as it has major influences on the developments of all other sectors of the economy.

Ministry of Defence

bombo military barracks, bombo military barracks
Contact Phones : n/a,414230147

government ministry

Ministry of East African Community Affairs

Plot 67/75, Yusuf Lule Road
Contact Phones : +256(414)340100,+256(414)348248
Web Address
Our mandate is to steer Uganda’s regional integration agenda. MEACA’s mission is to promote Uganda’s interests in pursuit of EAC regional integration. These functions have been translated into a five year document – the Draft MEACA Strategic Plan 2009 – 14. Trade Mark East Africa (TMEA) recently, signed a technical support project with the Ministry being managed by Imani Development. In line with this, MEACA now seeks webmaster/ designer to review, customize and implement an enhanced website and to train Ministry Staff in managing and maintaining it.

Ministry of Education and Sports

social security House, jinja Road
Contact Phones : n/a,0414233357
government ministry

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development

Plot 29/33, Kampala Road
Contact Phones : +256(414)234733,+256(414)311111

Ministry of Finance,Planning and Economic Development

Plot 2/12, Apollo Kaggwa Road
Contact Phones : +256(414)235051/4,+256(414)707000
Web Address

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Plot 2A/B, Sir Apollo Kaggwa Road
Contact Phones : +256(414)257525,+256(414)345661
Web Address

Ministry of Gender,Labour & Social Development

Plot 2, Lumumba Avenue
Contact Phones : +256(414)347854,+256(414)347855
Web Address

Ministry of Health

Plot 6, Lourdel Road
Contact Phones : +256(414)340874,+256(414)231566/9
Web Address

Ministry of Information and Communications Technology

Plot 4, Jinja Road
Contact Phones : n/a,+256(414)236262
Web Address

Ministry of Internal Affairs

Plot 75, Jinja Road
Contact Phones : +256(414)231059,+256(414)258355
Web Address

Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs

Plot 1, Parliament Avenue
Contact Phones : +256(414)230539,+256(414)230538
Web Address

Ministry of Lands,Housing & Urban Development

Plot 13-15, Parliament Avenue
Contact Phones : +256(414)342931,+256(414)342933
Web Address

Ministry of Local government

1, Pilkington
Contact Phones : n/a,256414233513
government ministry

Ministry of Public service

12, Nakasero Road
Contact Phones : n/a,256414250570
government ministry

Ministry of Tourism,Trade and Industry

Plot 6/8, Parliament Avenue
Contact Phones : +256(414)314000,+256(414)256395
Web Address

Ministry of Water and Environment

Plot 21/28, Portbell Road
Contact Phones : +256(414)503374,+256(414)505942
Web Address

Ministry of Works and Transport

Kampala, Kampala
Contact Phones : n/a,256414235973
government ministry

National Agricultural Advisory Services .

5 , Block B, Legacy Towers, Nakasero, Kyadondo Road
Contact Phones : -,0312-345060/1/2/3/4, 0800230100
Web Address
The National Agricultural Advisory Services Organization is a semi - autonomous public agency within the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), responsible for public agricultural advisory/extension services.The National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) Programme was created in 2001 by an Act of Parliament to specifically address constraints of lack of access to agricultural information, knowledge and improved technology among rural poor farmers in the country. Following the recent reform of the Agricultural extension system, the Government restructured NAADS leading to among others refocusing of its mandate to supporting management of the agricultural input distribution chains, strategic interventions for value chain development focusing on the upper end of the commodity chains.

National Agricultural Research Organisation

3 , Lugard Avenue
Contact Phones : -, +256-41-320512/320341/2
Web Address
The National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) is the apex body for guidance and coordination of all agricultural research activities in the national agricultural research system in Uganda. NARO is a Public Institution established by an act of Parliament, which was enacted on 21st November 2005. NARO is a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal. NARO comprises of the council as its governing body, committees of the council as its specialised organs, a secretariat for its day-to-day operations with the semi-autonomous public agricultural research institutes under its policy guidance. The Mandate, Vision, the Mission, the Goal and the Values that guide the National Agricultural Research Organisation are derived from the Plan for Modernisation of Agriculture (PMA) NARO's Mandate “Coordinating, overseeing and guiding agricultural research in Uganda”. NARO Vision “A market responsive, client oriented and demand driven national agricultural research sy

National Council of Sports

2-10 , Coronation Avenue, Lugogo
Contact Phones : -,(+256) (414) 254 447/343 688/9
Web Address
National Council of Sports (NCS) is a statutory organ whose establishment, status and powers are enshrined under Act of Parliament of 1964, to among other things; Develop, Promote and Control sports activities in Uganda on behalf of Government, under the Ministry of Education and Sports. The NCS which is linked to the Supreme Council for Sports in Africa (SCSA) and other relevant sports organisations serves as an apex organization that coordinates all sports activities in the country, in liaison with National Sports Associations. The National Council of Sports MANDATE is to: Develop and promote all forms of sport on national basis, in conjunction with voluntary amateur sports bodies, and also providing training and the required staff. Encourage and facilitate cooperation among the various national sports associations. Approve international and national sports competitions and festivals organized by national and other associations. Organize, in conjunction with the nation associati

National Drug Authority

1-2 Jinja Road, Premier Complex Building Nakawa
Contact Phones : -,+256 312 261 584
Web Address
NDA's brief history 1986 – Adhoc Committee constituted to develop a National Drug Policy (NDP). Draft Paper prepared and accepted by the Ministry of Health. 1988 – Health Review Commission formed to incorporate the NDP into the National Health Policy report. 1991 – Initial discussions on setting up of the National Drug Authority and National Medical Stores (NMS). 1993 – National Drug Policy/Authority and NMS Statutes were passed by the then parliament National Resistance Council and became Law after the President's assention to the statutes. 1994 – National Drug Authority and National Medical Stores were inaugurated as implementing bodies of the Policy. Mandate The National Drug Authority (NDA) was established in 1993 by the National Drug Policy and Authority Statute which in 2000 became the National Drug Policy and Authority (NDP/A) Act, Cap. 206 of the Laws of Uganda (2000 Edition). The Act established a National Drug Policy and National Drug Authority to ensure the availabili

National Environment Management Authority

17/19, Jinja road
Contact Phones : n/a,256414259735
Web Address
government institution

National Forest Authority

10/20, Spring Road
Contact Phones : n/a,256312264035
environment management

National Forestry Authority

10/20, Spring Road
Contact Phones : -,+256-414-230365/6, +256-414-360400
Web Address
Welcome to our Website. It is coming to 10 years since NFA took over management of the 506 Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) in the Country on behalf Central Government. NFA has a mandate to manage Central Forest Reserves on a sustainable basis and supply high quality seedlings and forestry-related products and services to Local Government, communities and Private sector. Over the years, NFA has designed varied strategies to enable it deliver on its mandate as spelt out above. Corporate Partnerships and Collaborative Forestry Management are some of the most significant strategies that NFA is focusing on for sustainable management of Central Forest Reserves in Uganda. We have embraced a number of corporate partnerships in tree planting for the restoration of the degraded reserves. We have also developed community partnerships in the conservation and protection of the forests adding hugely to the sustainable management and restoration of CFRs. We would like to salute all corporat

National Information Technology Authority

7A, Palm Courts, Rotary Avenue (Former Lugogo Bypass)
Contact Phones : -,+256-417-801038
Web Address
The National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U) is an autonomous statutory body established under the NITA-U Act 2009, to coordinate and regulate Information Technology services in Uganda. NITA-U is under the general supervision of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MoICT).

National Medical Stores

4-6, Nsamizi Road
Contact Phones : -,+256 414 320089
Web Address
National Medical stores was established as a Statutory Corporation in 1993 by Act of Parliament, under Chapter 207 of the Laws of Uganda Vision A Population with Adequate & Accessible Quality Medicines & Medical Supplies. Mission To Effectively & Efficiently supply Essential Medicines & Medical Supplies to Public Health Facilities in Uganda. Mandate To Procure, Store and Distribute Activities National Medical Stores is Mandated to Procure, Stores & Distribute Essential Medicines and Medical Supplies to all Public Health Facilities in the Country. This mandate then grew to serve 100% of government health facilities including the police, army and prisons. In August 2012 this mandate was further expanded to the distribute Vaccines across the country. National Medical Stores (NMS) has enough stock of Medicines and distributes to all Government hospitals and health centers on a routine basis against the orders made to us by health facilities. In order to stop the wanton p

National Planning Authority

Contact Phones : -,+256-414- 250214/250229
Web Address
National Planning Authority was established by the NPA Act (15 of 2002) in accordance with Article 125 of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. The Authority was established on backdrop of the need for: Building the national capacity for visionary and long term planning. The Authority would establish a framework that enable the short and medium term national priorities to be derived from and guided by agreed strategic objectives, long term development goals and perspective vision aspirations. Having in place an institution that will be responsible for ensuring a sustainable and balanced national development by integrating economic, social and political dimensions of development with spatial and environment aspects. Creation of policy and institutional arrangements that will facilitate systematic integration of district plans into national development plans i.e. integrating decentralized and national development planning processes. Establishment of a central forum

National water and Sewerage Corporation

39, Jinja ROad
Contact Phones : n/a,256414315000
Web Address
government institution

Office of the Auditor General

Treasury Building, Apollo Kagwa Rd
Contact Phones : n/a,256414344304
Web Address
government building

Office of the Inspectorate of Government

14, Parliament Avenue
Contact Phones : n/a,256414347387
Web Address
government institution

Office of the President

16-18, Parliamentary avenue
Contact Phones : n/a,256414254881
government institution

Office of the Prime Minister

Postel building, Clement Hill road
Contact Phones : n/a,256414343898
government institution

Office of the Vice President

Parliament building, Parliament building
Contact Phones : n/a,256414234590
government institution

Parliament of Uganda

Plot 16/18, Parliament Avenue
Contact Phones : +256(414)377000,+256(414)377180

Population Secretariat

9 , Statistics House Colville Street
Contact Phones : -,+256 414 705400
Web Address
The Government of Uganda recognises that its population is the single most important resource that can propel development. Government also recognises the intricate and fundamental interrelations between population and development. Furthermore, it recognises that the process of development has an important effect on population trends and factors which, in turn, have a major impact on the attainment of development objectives and targets. It is against this background that Government established the Population Secretariat in 1988 as a semi-autonomous government institution under the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, to coordinate the formulation and implementation of a comprehensive Population Policy and to ensure the incorporation of population variables in Uganda’s development planning at all levels. The National Population Policy is in harmony with the National Vision and Poverty Eradication Action Plan (PEAP).

Presidential Initiative On Banana Industrial Development

26A, Lumumba Avenue
Contact Phones : -,+256-414-371 050, +256-312-265 789
Web Address
The Presidential initiative on Banana Industrial Development (PIBID) is a pilot project of the Government of the Republic of Uganda under the Board & Management Committee (BMC), PIBID whose underlying theory of change is that rural farmers with access to science led-processing and value addition enterprises under patronage of H.E. the President of the Republic of Uganda will be able to rapidly access profitable market chains that supply local, regional and international markets resulting in increased household income. It is modeled around a rural Technology Business Incubator (TBI) and an Industrial Technology Park (ITP), models that have helped to transform economies in Europe, America and Asia. These enhance success of early stages of technology transfer and diffusion, and entrepreneurship among entrepreneurs, researchers & academics.

Private Sector Foundation Uganda

43 , Nakasero Hill Road
Contact Phones : -,+256312263850, +256312261850
Web Address
PSFU is Uganda’s apex body for the private sector. It is made up of 185 business associations, corporate bodies and the major public sector agencies that support private sector growth. Since its founding in 1995, PSFU has served as a focal point for private sector advocacy as well as capacity building and continues to sustain a positive dialogue with Government on behalf of the private sector. Right from its inception, PSFU has been Government’s implementation partner for several projects and programmes aimed at strengthening the private sector as an engine of economic growth. Such programmes include; the implementation of the Business Uganda Development Scheme (BUDS), the BUDS-Energy for Rural Transformation (ERT), Private Sector Competitiveness Projects, Business Uganda Development Scheme (BUDS - DFID) supported by UKAID through the Department for International Development (DFID), the Business Uganda Development Scheme - Northern Uganda Agriculture Livelihoods Recovery Programme (BU

Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

Plot 43 , Nakasero Hill Road
Contact Phones : +256 312 261850,+256 312 263850
Web Address

PSFU is Uganda’s apex body for the private sector. It is made up of over 175 business associations, corporate bodies and the major public sector agencies that support private sector growth. Since its founding in 1995, PSFU has served as a focal point for private sector advocacy as well as capacity building and continues to sustain a positive dialogue with Government on behalf of the private sector.

Right from its inception PSFU has been Government’s implementation partner for several projects and programmes aimed at strengthening the private sector as an engine of economic growth. Such programmes include; the implementation of the Business Uganda Development Scheme (BUDS), the BUDS-Energy for Rural Transformation (ERT), Private Sector Competitiveness Projects, BUDS-DFID and now the BUDS – Agricultural Livelihood Recovery Programme (ALREP). Vision: To be the national lead partner in Private Sector development

Privatisation & Utility Sector Reform Project

1, 2nd and 11th Floor, Communications House , Colville Street
Contact Phones : -,+256 312 325600/20, +256 414 705600/20
Web Address
The Privatisation and Utility Sector Reform Project (PUSRP) was established in 2001 as a follow up project from Enterprise Development Project II (EDP) which ended in 2000. The project is a government of Uganda reform and divestiture initiative, which is part of a wider economic reform and recovery program initiated in the late 1980s. The project development objective is to improve the quality, coverage and economic efficiency of commercial and utility services, through privatisation, private participation in infrastructure (PPI), and an improved regulatory framework. To date 122 Public Enterprises (PE) have been divested leaving a balance of 36 enterprises, yet to be divested.

Public Procurement And Disposal of Public Assets Authority

37, UEDCL Towers 5th Floor, Nakasero Road
Contact Phones : -,+256-414311100
Web Address
Role of the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act 1 of 2003 set up the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) as the principal regulatory body for public procurement and disposal of public assets in Uganda. The amendments to the PPDA law have introduced several changes prominent of which is the strengthening and enhancement of the role of PPDA in the execution of its regulatory mandate. What is the role of PPDA? The Act sets up the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority: 1. Ensure the application of fair 2. Competitive, transparent non-discriminatory and value for money procurement and disposal standards and practices 3. Harmonize the procurement and disposal policy systems and practices of Central Government 4. Local Governments and Statutory bodies 5. Set standards for the public procurement and disposal systems in Uganda 6. Monitor complian

Public Relations Association of Uganda

-, Christeve House 29/29A, 3rd Floor, Suite 11 Nkrumah
Contact Phones : -,+256 414 343 171
Web Address :-
The Public Relations Association of Uganda (PRAU) is the umbrella public relations body of Uganda. It is affiliated with other regional and global public relations bodies such as the Eastern African Public Relations Association (EAPRA), the African Public Relations Associations (APRA) and the International Public Relations Association (IPRA).

Public Service Commission

-, 2nd Floor, Farmers House Parliament Avenue
Contact Phones : -,+256-414-342279
Web Address
The Public Service Commission is established under the provisions of Article 165(1) of the 1995 Constitution. In fulfillment of its functions under Article 166, the Commission is required to make a report to Parliament in respect of each year’s performance of its functions. Under Article 166 (4) of the same Constitution, Parliament is required by law to empower the Public Service Commission to make regulations for the effective and efficient performance of its functions. This is in addition to the provisions of Article 251 (1) which empowers the Commission to regulate its own procedure or confer powers or impose duties on any officer or authority of the Government for the purpose of discharging its functions. In light of the above, a draft Public Service Commission Bill has been prepared and submitted to the Cabinet for approval. Currently the Public Service Commission Regulations guide the Commission in the carrying out of its functions in addition to other relevant regu

Tax Appeals Tribunal

3 , 8th Floor NIC Building, Pilkington Road
Contact Phones : -,0414-340470, 0414-232865
Web Address
Settles disputes between a taxpayer and Uganda Revenue Authority on matters of Taxation

The Amnesty Commission Uganda

91, Buganda road
Contact Phones : n/a,256414257119
government institution

The Judiciary

kampala, high court building
Contact Phones : n/a,256414233420
government institution

The Uganda Road Fund

10, 5th Floor, Twed Towers, Kafu Road Nakasero
Contact Phones : -,+ 256 (0) 414 257 072 + 256 (0) 312 229
Web Address
Uganda Road Fund (URF) was established by an Act of Parliament in 2008 to operate as a 2G (Second Generation) Fund with the objective of financing routine and periodic maintenance of public roads in Uganda from mainly reserved road user charges. Within the East African Region, Uganda was the last country to launch a second-generation road fund. The Fund became operational in 2010. The Fund has a duty to finance the implementation of the Annual Road Maintenance Programmes (ARMP) that are carried out by the Uganda National Roads Authority(UNRA), Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and the other designated agencies responsible for District, Urban and Community Access Roads. By aspiring to ensure a stable, adequate and timely flow of funds to agencies, the URF provides the opportunity for the implementing agencies to plan for efficiency and effective delivery of maintenance on their respective categories of roads. The anticipated gains due to such stable and predictable financing,

Uganda AIDS Commission

1–3 , Salim Bey Road
Contact Phones : -,+256-414 288065
Web Address
HIV/AIDS is a development issue and security crisis globally and at country levels. There is need to intensify the response underpinned by evidence on the dynamics of the epidemic in different contexts and the effectiveness of employed approaches and interventions. Uganda's response to HIV/AIDS has generated a wealth of information and knowledge. We provide tools for promoting sharing of information and learning from experiences, as well as information on the status and trends of the epidemic in the country, highlight challenges and proposals for the way forward to addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic at the community, district and national levels. UAC provides the overall coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the HIV/AIDS related activities in the country in order to harmonize response to HIV/AIDS and its effects. UAC is expected to provide strategic leadership by ensuring effective harmonization of the HIV/AIDS related activities of the various players within agreed policy and progr

Uganda Bureau of Statistics

9, Colville
Contact Phones : n/a,256414706000
research services

Uganda Communications Commission

42-44, Spring road
Contact Phones : n/a,256414339000
Web Address
communication regulatory

Uganda Electoral Commission

55 , Jinja Road
Contact Phones : -,0414-337500, 0312-262208/9/10/11
Web Address
The Electoral Commission was set up under Article 60 of the 1995 Constitution of The Republic of Uganda. It consists of the Chairman, Deputy Chairperson and five other members appointed by the President with the approval of Parliament and a Secretariat headed by the Secretary. Details covering The Commissions establishment and mandate can be accessed in Articles 60 to 67 inclusive.

Uganda Electricity Generation Co. Ltd

37, Nakasero Road 3rd Floor UEDCL Tower
Contact Phones : -,+256 312 372 165
Web Address
UEGCL is a body corporate, incorporated under the Companies’ Act (Cap 110), the Laws of Uganda and in conformity with the Electricity Act, 1999. The company was incorporated in March 2001 to operate and maintain the formerly UEB’s Generation Stations at Nalubaale and Kiira Power Stations, and to complete the construction of Kiira Power Station. UEGCL’s mandate changed from operations and maintenance of the Electricity Generation Complex in Jinja (NPS and KPS) to concession monitoring when the complex was concessioned out to a concessionaire (ESKOM (U) Ltd) for 20 years effective April 2003. The change in mandate requires UEGCL to ensure that the complex is operated and maintained in accordance with the acceptable utility standards, and preservation of the facilities. With the completion of Kiira Power Station, UEGCL moved on to development of other large and small hydropower stations in various parts of the country.

Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited

10, Hannington Rd
Contact Phones : -,+256 -417- 802 000, +256-414-233433/4
Web Address
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) was incorporated as a limited company on the 26th March 2001 in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act as amended and the Public Enterprise Reform and Divestiture Act. UETCL’s existence is provided for in the Electricity Act Cap 145 that provided for un-bundling the vertically integrated Uganda Electricity Board (UEB) into successor Companies and establishment of the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA). UEB was succeeded by three companies namely; Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) – Responsible for Power Generation at Kiira 200MW and Nalubaale 180MW power plants. Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) – Responsible for the grid assets operating above 33kV. Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL) – Responsible for the grid assets operating at 33kV and below.

Uganda Export Promotion Board

Plot 22, Entebbe Road
Contact Phones : +256 - 414 -230 233,+256 - 414 - 230 250


P.O.BOX 696 Kampala, Buganda Road,
Contact Phones : 0414461671,0414461671
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Uganda Human Rights Commission

2 B , Lumumba Ave. Kampala
Contact Phones : -, 0414-348007
Web Address
The Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) was established under the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. The decision to establish a permanent body to monitor the human rights situation in the country was in recognition of Uganda’s violent and turbulent history that had been characterized by arbitrary arrests, detention without trial, torture and brutal repression with impunity on the part of security organs during the pre and post independence era.

Uganda Insurance Commission.

24A, Insurers House, Acacia Avenue, Kololo
Contact Phones : -,+256 414 230469, +256 414 500945/6
Web Address
Uganda Insurers Association (UIA) was founded in 1965 by Insurance companies in Uganda to meet the challenges of an emerging competitive and continuously growing Insurance industry with the overall objective to promote the development and expansion of sound insurance and reinsurance activities in Uganda. In pursuit of our overall objective, we use lobbying and advocacy, publicity and sensitization, research and information dissemination, training and product development to ensure the smooth operation and promotion of this industry. By law- the Insurance Act 213- all licensed Insurance and Reinsurance companies in Uganda are required to be members of this Association

Uganda Investment Authority

Plot 22B, TWED Plaza, Lumumba Avenue.
Contact Phones : -,+256-414-301000
Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) is a semi-autonomous government agency which drives national economic growth and development in partnership with the private sector. As an Investment Promotion Agency, UIA mainly: markets investment opportunities; promotes packaged investment projects; ensures local and foreign investors have access to information, especially about the business environment so as to make more informed business decisions; and offers business support, advisory and advocacy services.

Uganda Investment Authority(UIA)

Plot 28, Kampala Road
Contact Phones : +256-41-4301112,+256-41-4301110

Uganda Land Commission

-, Century Building Siad Barre Avenue
Contact Phones : -,+256 (0) 414 235 875/235 884
Web Address
The Uganda Land Commission (ULC) was established by the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. The Constitution provides for the setting up of Uganda Land Commission as an autonomous body; and at the commencement of the financial year 2006/07, Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development created a vote for Uganda Land Commission. Arising out of the provisions of the Constitution, Parliament enacted laws that are contained in the 1998 Land Act, which regulate the operation of the Uganda Land Commission. The functions of the Uganda Land Commission are not decentralized but the Commission may liaise with the independent District Land Boards (DLB) with regard to Government land in the Districts.

Uganda Law Reform Commission

1, Workers House, 8th Floor, Pilkington Rd,
Contact Phones : -,+256 414 346200 /341138
Web Address
Vision of the Commission Laws that are responsive to the needs of society Mission of the Commission To reform and update the laws of Uganda in line with the social, cultural and economic needs and values of the people of Uganda Slogan of the Commission Law reform for good governance and sustainable development Core values of the Commission Impartiality, equity, professionalism, accountability and transparency

Uganda Local Governments Associations

136, ULGA HOUSE Kibuga, Block 13, Najjanankumbi, Entebbe Road
Contact Phones : -, +256(0)414-347575
Web Address
The Uganda Local Governments’ Association (ULGA) is an Association for Local Governments in Uganda. ULGA was formed in 1994 by the District Chairpersons as Uganda Local Authorities Association (ULAA) which was later re-named Uganda Local Governments Association (ULGA). The change in name came as a result of the need to align it to the exiting definition of the Institution of Local Governments as per the applicable policy and legislative framework on decentralization and the Local government system in Uganda. Having been formed in 1994, ULGA has come a long way growing into a strong and formidable advocacy organization due to the support of its Member Local Governments, Development Partners as well as its Patron His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, the President of the Republic of Uganda. Today, ULGA boasts of its own home acquired on 30/02/1996 with the support of Members contributions from Danida and DFID. The ULGA House is located at on Plot 136 Najjanankumbi, Entebbe Road, whe

Uganda Manufacturers Association

-, Lugogo Show Grounds
Contact Phones : -,+256 414 221 034 /287615
Web Address
Originally, Uganda Manufacturers was established in 1960s by Mr. Jayant Madhvani at the time when Uganda had a young but robust industrial sector. Due to political instability of the 70's, the association could not continue. For nearly two decades the Association was inactive not until 1988 that Mr. James Mulwana (RIP) led a team of enthusiastic manufacturers and the Association was revived. Today, UMA is a premium business Association representing the industrial sector of Uganda's economy with membership of over 700 corporate, large, medium and small firms from the private and public sectors. It is the only self sustaining business association with a voice respected by all major stake holders in the region and enjoys recognition nationally and regionally. Currently, Mr Alam Manzur, one of the people with whom the Association was revived is the Patron after the death of Dr. James Mulwana.

Uganda Media Centre

36, Nile Avenue, Kampala
Contact Phones : -, +256312261525/6/7, +256414-237-141/3
OUR MANDATE To effectively facilitate communications of government policies, programmes and projects to the public through the media OUR VISION To cause positive factual public awareness of Uganda OUR MISSION To facilitate the meeting of communication and information needs of government and the people in order to achieve Social, Political & Economic transformation OBJECTIVES • To provide professional media and communication services to government departments • To generate information for dissemination to the public • To standardize government communication • To ensure that the government is fairly and objectively represented in the media • To have a better and clear appreciation of public information and government communication needs • To participate in the development and implementation of government communication information strategy • To foster a positive communication environment between government and the media • To integrate the internationa

Uganda National Chamber of Commerce & Industry

1A, Kira Road, Mulago
Contact Phones : -,+256 753 503 035, +256 392 266 324
The Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UNCCI) is the oldest nation-wide umbrella organization for the private sector in Uganda. Our main objective is to promote and protect the interests of the business community, particularly its members who are represented in all sectors of the economy. The various sectors include, internal and external trade, industry, tourism and, transport, services. UNCCI puts focus on advocating for appropriate economic policies and interventions that encourage a favorable business and investment climate, and working with its members to enhance their capacity to grow and run efficiently. Most importantly UNCCI works with other key partners and players to ensure the enabling environment for the sustainability of the private sector led growth. Set up in 1933, UNCCI was created by the business community, as a membership organization to guard their interests, at the time of anxiety caused by the great depression of the 1930’s, and thereafter the

Uganda National Council for Science & Technology

6, Kimera Road, Ntinda
Contact Phones : -,+256 414 705500
Web Address
The Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) is a Government of Uganda Agency, established by CAP 209, under the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development. The Council is mandated to facilitate and coordinate the development and implementation of policies and strategies for integrating Science and Technology (S&T) into the national development process.

Uganda National Examinations Board

35 , Martyrs Way, Ntinda
Contact Phones : -, 256-312-260753, 256-414-286173
Web Address
The Uganda National Examinations Board is the national assessment body in Uganda. The UNEB Secretariat is headed by the Executive Secretary, who is the Chief Executive head and the accounting officer of the Board. Under the Executive Secretary, there are seven departments, each headed by a Deputy Secretary. The work of UNEB is unique and specialized in its own way, and as such, it is handled by people of a very high degree of integrity, who are carefully appointed by the Board. UNEB as a public organization always welcomes members of the public and the various stakeholders. UNEB�s strives to maintain fair assessment in a bid to produce valid and reliable results. It is in this vein that we always invite everybody to help in the fight against malpractice.

Uganda National roads Authority

11, Yusuf Lule Road
Contact Phones : n/a,256312233100
Web Address
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Uganda Police

Parliament Avenue, Parliament Avenue
Contact Phones : n/a,256414345044
Web Address
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Uganda Police Force

-, Katalima Road, Naguru
Contact Phones : -,(256) 414233814, (256) 414250613
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Uganda Prisons

Parliament Avenue, Parliament avenue
Contact Phones : n/a,256414256751

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Uganda Prisons Service

13/15 , Parliament Avenue
Contact Phones : -, 256414256751, 256414342136
Web Address
1. Justice as the core value. 2. Fundamental to an effective Correctional and Justice System in a firm commitment to the belief that offenders are responsible for their own behaviour and have the potential to live as law-abiding citizens. 3. The majority of offenders can be dealt with effectively in the community by means of non-custodial correctional programs; imprisonment should be used with restraint. 4. In the interest of public protection, decisions about offenders must be based on informed risk assessment and risk management. 5. Effective corrections is dependent on close co-operation with criminal justice partners and the community in order to contribute to a more just, humane and safe society. 6. Carefully recruited, properly trained and well-informed staff members are essential to an effective correctional system. 7. The public has a right to know what is done in prisons and should be given the opportunity to participate in the criminal justice system. 8.

Uganda Registration Services Bureau

5 , George Street, Georgian House
Contact Phones : -,+256 414 233 219
Web Address
The Uganda Registration Services Bureau is an autonomous statutory body established by Chapter 210 Laws of Uganda in 1998. The Bureau was created to take over the functions of the Registrar General’s Office under the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs. The Act came into force on the 16th of August, 2004 and the self-accounting status was granted in July, 2010. The bureau is governed by the Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer is the Registrar General.

Uganda Revenue Authority

17 , Hannington Road, Crested Towers, Ground Floor
Contact Phones : 0717440216,+256-41-334000/1-10
Web Address
The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) was established by the Uganda Revenue Authority Statute of 1991 and set up in September of the same year as a central body for assessment and collection of specified revenue, to administer and enforce the laws relating to such revenue and to provide for related matters. This statute incorporated all the laws that were in force then regarding tax collection. The new organization (URA) amalgamated the three tax administration departments that were responsible for all the taxes collected by the Central Government of Uganda. These Departments were Customs & Excise, Inland Revenue and Income tax Department. The URA was created as a quasi-autonomous unit with a Board of Directors appointed by and responsible to the Minister of Finance. The URA Statute grants a considerable degree of independence to the Board in terms of control over day to day operations. However the Ministry of Finance (MOFPED) maintains control over two important areas: 1. B

Uganda Tourism Association

-, Capital Shoppers - Nakawa.
Contact Phones : +256 777 912 938 ,-
The Uganda Tourism Association (UTA) is the umbrella association that brings together all tourism associations in Uganda. The current associations include; the Association of Uganda Tour Operators Association (AUTO), Uganda Safari Guides Association (USAGA), Uganda Hotel Owners Association (UHOA), the Uganda Travel Agents Association (TUGATA) and Uganda Community Tourism Association (UCOTA). These associations together represent tour operators, travel agents, accommodation facilities, tour guides and community based organizations and membership is constantly increasing. TA does not get involved with the daily operations of any tourism institution, organization or tourism business association and does not intend to duplicate any services rendered by such organization, institution or association. UTA provides a unified voice to articulate to Government and others the industry – wide major issues of national significance. We offer a complete range of services that relate to activiti


-, Kampala
Contact Phones : -,+256-312-360600
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