List Of British Governors In Uganda

List Of British Governors In Uganda

Governor is an official appointed to govern a town or region.

Here are the List Of British Governors In Uganda

Sir Harry Cordeaux (also Commissioner)

Sir Frederick Jackson

Sir Robert Coryndon

Sir Geoffrey Archer

Sir William Gowers

Sir Bernard Henry Bourdillon

Sir Philip Mitchell

Sir Charles Dundas

Sir John Hathorn Hall

Sir Andrew Cohen

Sir Frederick Crawford

Where did the name Uganda come from?

Uganda is named after the Buganda kingdom, which encompasses a large portion of the south of the country, including the capital Kampala. Beginning in 1894, the area was ruled as a protectorate by the UK, which established administrative law across the territory.

Sir Walter Coutts (also Governor-General)

Who is the current governor of Uganda?

The current governor was Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, who was first appointed to this position on 1 January 2001, and was re-appointed for a second five-year term on 1 January 2006.

Who was the first British administrator in Uganda?

The new commissioner of Uganda in 1900, Sir Harry H. Johnston, had orders to establish an efficient administration and to levy taxes as quickly as possible.

Who is the current deputy governor of Uganda?

Michael Atingi-Ego is a Ugandan economist, who was appointed Deputy Governor of the Bank of Uganda, on 29 March 2020.

Why is Walter Coutts remembered in Uganda?

Sir Walter Fleming Coutts GCMG MBE (30 November 1912 – 4 November 1988) was a British colonial administrator and was Uganda’s final Governor before independence, from 1961–1962. He was Governor-General of Uganda 1962–1963.