Makerere University

Discover the notable alumni of Makerere University. The list includes people like Mwai Kibaki, Henry Tayali, Julius Nyerere, Milton Obote & John Sentamu. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, lawyers & judges, miscellaneous, intellectuals & academics and physicians etc.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Julius Nyerere

Julius Nyerere
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 13, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Butiama, Tanzania
Died: October 14, 1999

 2 Mwai Kibaki

Mwai Kibaki
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Kenya
Birthdate: November 15, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gatuyaini

 3 Milton Obote

Milton Obote
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Ex Prime Minister and 2nd & 7th President of Uganda
Birthdate: December 28, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Apac, Uganda
Died: October 10, 2005

 4 Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Ngugi wa Thiong'o
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer and Academic who writes primarily in Gikuyu
Birthdate: January 5, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kamiriithu, Kenya

 5 Bobi Wine

Bobi Wine
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Musician
Birthdate: February 12, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nkozi, Uganda

 6 Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Ugandan-born British journalist and author
Birthdate: December 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kampala, Uganda

 7 Benjamin Mkapa

Benjamin Mkapa
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ndanda, Tanzania
Died: July 24, 2020
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 8 Martin Ssempa

Martin Ssempa
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Founder of the Makerere Community Church
Birthdate: 1968 AD
Birthplace: Masaka, Uganda

 9 Kizza Besigye

Kizza Besigye
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of the Forum for Democratic Change
Birthdate: April 22, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rukungiri, Uganda

 10 Jaramogi Oginga Odinga

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 30, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bondo, Kenya
Died: January 20, 1994

 11 Janet Museveni

Janet Museveni
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: First Lady of Uganda
Birthdate: June 24, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kajara County, Ntungamo District, Uganda

 12 Joseph Kabila

Joseph Kabila
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 4th President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Birthdate: June 4, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 13 Mowzey Radio

Mowzey Radio
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Busoga, Uganda
Died: February 1, 2018

 14 Anne Kansiime

Anne Kansiime
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Famous As: Africa's Queen of Comedy
Birthdate: April 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mparo, Rukiga, Uganda

 15 Jacob Oulanyah

Jacob Oulanyah
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Speaker of the 11th Parliament of Uganda
Birthdate: March 23, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gulu, Uganda

 16 David Muhoozi

David Muhoozi
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Ugandan Military Officer
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Uganda

 17 Amama Mbabazi

Amama Mbabazi
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 9th Prime Minister of Uganda from 24 May 2011 to 19 September 2014
Birthdate: January 16, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mparo, Rukiga, Uganda

 18 James Kabarebe

James Kabarebe
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Military officer
Birthdate: 1959 AD
Birthplace: Rwanda

 19 Hamis Kiggundu

Hamis Kiggundu
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessperson, Writer
Birthdate: February 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lukerere, Kalungu, Uganda

 20 Kale Kayihura

Kale Kayihura
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: December 25, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Uganda

 21 Rebecca Kadaga

Rebecca Kadaga
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: First Deputy Prime Minister of Uganda
Birthdate: May 24, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kamuli, Uganda

 22 Kayumba Nyamwasa

Kayumba Nyamwasa
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General, Diplomat
Birthdate: 1962 AD
Birthplace: Rwanda

 23 Godfrey Binaisa

Godfrey Binaisa
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 5th President of Uganda
Birthdate: May 30, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kampala, Uganda
Died: August 5, 2010

 24 Sam Kutesa

Sam Kutesa
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Member of the Ruling National Resistance Movement
Birthdate: February 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Uganda Protectorate Uganda

 25 Spice Diana

Spice Diana
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 1996 AD
Birthplace: Uganda

 26 Stella Nyanzi

Stella Nyanzi
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Human rights activist
Birthdate: June 16, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jinja, Uganda

 27 John Sentamu

John Sentamu
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Priest, Cleric
Birthdate: June 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kampala

 28 Miria Obote

Miria Obote
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: First Lady of Uganda
Birthdate: July 16, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kawempe, Kampala, Uganda

 29 Patrick Karegeya

Patrick Karegeya
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Military personnel
Birthdate: 1960 AD
Birthplace: Mbarara, Uganda
Died: December 13, 2013

 30 Moses Ali

Moses Ali
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Participated in 1971 Ugandan coup d'état
Birthdate: April 5, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Adjumani, Uganda

 31 Gaetano Kagwa

Gaetano Kagwa
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Famous As: Actor, Radio presenter
Birthdate: June 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kampala, Uganda

 32 Elly Tumwine

Elly Tumwine
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Commander of the National Resistance Army
Birthdate: April 12, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Uganda

 33 Sabiiti Muzeyi

Sabiiti Muzeyi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Ugandan military officer
Birthdate: 1975 AD
Birthplace: Uganda

 34 David Rubadiri

David Rubadiri
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet ranked as one of Africa's most widely anthologized and celebrated poets to emerge after independence
Birthdate: July 19, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Liuli, Tanzania
Died: September 15, 2018

 35 Flavia Tumusiime

Flavia Tumusiime
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kampala, Uganda

 36 Jessica Alupo

Jessica Alupo
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 9th Vice President of Uganda
Birthdate: May 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Katakwi, Uganda

 37 Margaret Kenyatta

Margaret Kenyatta
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician, Diplomat
Birthdate: February 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
Died: April 5, 2017

 38 Rashidi Kawawa

Rashidi Kawawa
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 27, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Matepwende, Tanganyika
Died: December 31, 2009

 39 Clare Akamanzi

Clare Akamanzi
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician, Lawyer
Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Uganda

 40 Cleopa Msuya

Cleopa Msuya
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 4, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tanganyika Territory

 41 Monica Musenero

Monica Musenero
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Ugandan women scientist
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Patete, Butebo District, Uganda

 42 Kahinda Otafiire

Kahinda Otafiire
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military officer, Politician
Birthdate: December 29, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mitooma, Uganda

 43 Micere Githae Mugo

Micere Githae Mugo
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright, Activist
Birthdate: 1942 AD
Birthplace: Baricho, Kirinyaga District, Kenya

 44 Henry Tayali

Henry Tayali
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 22, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Serenje
Died: July 22, 1987

 45 Beti Kamya-Turwomwe

Beti Kamya-Turwomwe
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Founder and president of the Uganda Federal Alliance
Birthdate: November 30, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nakuru, Kenya

 46 Jim Muhwezi

Jim Muhwezi
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer, Politician
Birthdate: August 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Uganda

 47 Agnes Kalibata

Agnes Kalibata
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Agricultural Scientist, Policymaker
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Rwanda

 48 Pamela Mboya

Pamela Mboya
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Tom Mboya's wife
Birthdate: 1938 AD
Birthplace: Maseno, Kenya
Died: January 26, 2009

 49 Joyce Nabbosa Ssebugwawo

Joyce Nabbosa Ssebugwawo
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Entrepreneur and a former minister in the Buganda government
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Uganda

 50 Kanyama Chiume

Kanyama Chiume
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician, Teacher
Birthdate: November 22, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Malawi
Died: November 21, 2007