Richest Politicians In Uganda 2021

Top 10 Richest Politicians In Uganda 2021
The current list of wealthiest politicians in Uganda. Uganda is one of the countries in the Eastern part of Africa that has a very fast-growing economy. This is because of the numerous opportunities provided by the country to both private and public organizations.
Additionally, the growing economic condition provides numerous employment opportunities for the youths of the country. However, the contributing factor is not only the fund generation by the Government. The number of millionaires and billionaires including the richest politicians in Uganda is also on the increasing side and this also helps in boosting the economy of the country.
Even though there have been numerous contradictions to the absence of corrupt politicians in the political system of the country, there still exists some that acquire their wealth using their creativity.
Top 10 Richest Politicians In Uganda

1. Thomas Tayebwa
Occupying the first position in the list of richest politicians in Uganda is Thomas Tayebwa, He came into the parliament in 2016 as a rich individual. Being a well-trained lawyer and businessman, Thomas was a business partner to Caesar Augustine Mulenga, who is also a business tycoon and the founder of the Mulenga Development Kingdom. He has been known for fulfilling numerous responsibilities including being the Chairman of the Bayimba Cultural Foundation Board.
Thomas Tayeebwa owns numerous companies including SMS Empire Limited, Gateway Associates Limited, Wandaz Products Limited, Cholmart Investments, and a host of others. In addition to his accumulated wealth, he also owns two residential apartments both in Mitooma and Kampala, each of which is valued at a very high cost.

2. John Chrysestom Muyingo
John is a well-recognized politician in Uganda. Just like his portfolio implies, He has tried in all capacities to improve the educational standard of the country. In fact, he is one of the major investors in education most especially in the Seeta High Schools. This investment has been known for driving a huge amount of money into John’s bank account. Additionally, he also has two primary sections under the Seeta Junior School and a Kindergarten wing with two other branches. John is believed to be the second richest politician in Uganda.

3. Sam Kutesa
In Uganda today, Sam is considered one of the very few powerful politicians that have harnessed numerous wealth over the years. Recently, he was involved in a case where he was alleged to have collected the sum of 500,000 Dollars from a foreign investor. He has been in the parliament since 1980 and he was the former President of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. He occupied the seat after defeating President Yoweri Museveni in the parliamentary election. He is also one of those that derive most of their wealth from the political arena. Additionally, he owns a ground-handling service known as Enhas at Uganda’s Entebbe Airport. He was also accused in 2011 for receiving bribes as kickbacks from an Irish Oil firm known as Tullow Oil.

4. Abdu Katuntu
Abdu Katuntu is one of the oldest and rich opposition MP in Uganda. In addition to being a politician, he has also acquired numerous amount of wealth from being a lawyer and numerous other political positions. Unsurprisingly, he has decided not to fully engage in the political situation in 2021. He definitely has numerous sources of income.
5. Rebecca Kadaga
Another old and wealthy politician in the political system of Uganda is Rebecca Kadaga. Rebecca is also the richest female politician in the country. She has been in the political system since 1989. Even though most of her investments are hidden, she is known for having numerous investments in hotels. In fact, almost all posh hotels in Eastern Uganda belong to her. She commissioned the Century Hotel valued at Shs3bn in Kamuli District in 2014. Additionally, she is considered as one of the powerful women in the country. Also, she is known to be the voice of the numerous women in the country.
Most of the rich politicians in Uganda are known for making huge investments in numerous sectors across the country. This has significantly added to the improvement of the economic condition of the country.

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Frank Fremer is a seasoned journalist, blogger and political analyst for over a decade in Uganda

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