1. Who is Onyango Kakoba?
Hon. Amb. Onyango Kakoba is the Secretary-General (SG) of the Forum of Parliaments of the International Conference on Great Lakes Region (FP-ICGLR)
2. What is Onyango Kakoba’s tribe?
Onyango Kakoba comes from the Luo Bantu-speaking tribe.
3. What is Onyango Kaboka’s educational background?
Onyango Kaboka is a holder of an MA in International Relations and Diplomatic Studies and a BA (Hons) in Social Sciences both from Makerere University.
4. When did Onyango Kaboba’s career begin ?
Previously a Member of Parliament (MP) for fifteen years, Hon. Amb. Onyango Kakoba is currently Secretary General (SG) of the Forum of Parliaments of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (FP-ICGLR) since April 2018.
What other professions does Onyango Kaboka hold?
As Secretary General, Onyango Kaboka is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Diplomat of the organization operating at the level of a diplomatic mission.
He is also the Chairperson Board of Directors of the African Parliamentary Alliance for UN Reforms (APAUNR), an international organization spearheading parliamentary advocacy for UN reforms in favor of Africa, more so securing permanent seats for Africa on the UN Security Council, in line with the AU’s Common African Position on UN Reforms.
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5. When did Onyango Kaboka begin his career?
Onyango Kakoba trained and began his career as a journalist with the print media in Uganda starting with Focus and Telecast Newspapers in 1986/87 before joining The New Vision.
Working his way up to management level as Bureau Chief at the organization and later at Picfare Group of Companies as Public Relations Manager; a career spanning more than 15 years in
In the Parliamentary Sessional Committee on Presidential and Foreign Affairs where he was the Vice Chairperson as well as Initiator and Chairperson (1996-2001) of the Young Parliamentary Association (YPA), a vibrant organization then.
He was also a trainer with the Institute of Parliamentary Studies at the Ugandan Parliament.
While in Parliament, Onyango Kakoba was both an MP in the Ugandan National Parliament (1996-2001, 20062016) and Pan African Parliament (PAP) based in Midrand, South Africa (2011-2016). At PAP he served as Chairperson of the Permanent Committee on Justice and Human Rights as well as Chair of Pan African Parliament – African Peer Review Parliamentary Network (PAN).
For over nine years Hon. Kakoba was also Uganda’s representative on FP-ICGLR, first as the country’s representative on the Steering Committee that established the organization including the enactment of its founding documents (2007-2008). Upon takeoff of the Forum in December 2008, he became his country’s representative on its Executive Committee until May 2016 and was President of the Committee in 2011/2012.
What other qualifications does Onyango Kaboka hold?
Onyango Kaboka is a trained trainer. He has conducted several consultancies, training, and facilitated governance, media, and international affairs.
6. What is Onyango Kaboka passionate about?
Onyango Kaboka is passionate about promoting international peace, good governance, and media freedom.
7. Who is Onyango Kaboka’s wife?
Onyango Kaboka is a family man who has a wife and children
8. What is Onyango Kabako’s net worth?
Onyango Kabako has a net worth of 900 million Ugandan shillings with an annual income of 500 million Ugandan shillings.
He is expected to earn over 450 million Uganda shillings.