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Fred Ruhindi

Fred Ruhindi
Born (1955-08-29) 29 August 1955 (age 58)
Residence Bugoloobi, Kampala, Uganda
Nationality Ugandan
Ethnicity Munyankole
Citizenship Uganda
Education Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Diploma in Legal Practice
Law Development Center, Kampala, Uganda
Master of Laws (LLM)
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Occupation Lawyer & Politician
Years active 1981 — present
Known for Politics
Religion Christian

Frederic Ruhindi, more commonly known as Freddie Ruhindi or Fred Ruhindi, is a Ugandan lawyer and politician. He is the current State Minister for Justice & Constitutional Affairs in the Ugandan Cabinet. He has served in that capacity since 2006. In the cabinet reshuffle of 16 February 2009,[1] and that of 27 May 2011,[2] he retained his cabinet post. He is also the elected Member of Parliament representing Nakawa Division in Kampala District.


He was born on 29 August 1955.[3]


He holds the degree of Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Makerere University, Uganda's oldest University, established in 1922. He also holds the Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Center in Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest metropolitan area. His Master of Laws (LLM) degree was obtained from the University of Edinburgh.[4]

Work experience

For a period of eleven (11) years, between 1981 until 1992, Fred Ruhindi worked as a State Attorney, in the Ministry of Justice & Constitutional Affairs. He was then transferred to the Uganda Investment Authority, where he served as Corporation Secretary, from 1992 until 1999. He entered politics in 2001 and was elected to parliament to represent Nakawa Division, Kampala District. He was re-elected in 2006. He has served as State Minister for Justice & Constitutional Affairs since 2006. From 2006 until 2011, he also served as the Deputy Attorney General of Uganda.[5][6]

Personal information

Fred Ruhindi is widowed. He belongs to the National Resistance Movement political party. He is of the Christian faith.

See also

External links

  • Website of the Parliament of Uganda
  • Full Ministerial Cabinet List, June 2006
  • Full Ministerial Cabinet List, February 2009
  • Full Ministerial Cabinet List, May 2011


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