The outgoing Minister of Research in Buganda Kingdom, Owek. Sylvia Mazzi handed over office to the incoming Minister, Owek.Kyewalabye-Male who is also the Managing Director of Buganda Land Board. This is in addition to the Ministry of Culture office, which was also handed over to him by the outgoing Minister of Culture Owek. Denis Walusimbi.
Owek. Mazzi took the incoming minister through the achievements the ministry has registered, challenges and future plans. Owek. Kyewalabye-Male has thanked the outgoing minster for the work done and said he would see to it that ongoing works are completed and challenges are overcome.
The Buganda Land Board Managing Director was recently appointed Minister of Culture, Tourism, Palaces and Security by the Kabaka of Buganda.
Owek. Kyewalabye-Male previously served in Buganda Cultural and Development Foundation (BUCADEF), an NGO of Buganda Kingdom where he rose to the level of Chief Executive Officer. He also served as the Royal Treasurer to the Kabaka of Buganda (Omuwanika w'enkuluze) before joining Buganda Land Board in 2007 as its head to date.