The Board of Directors at Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) has appointed Ms Mercy Kainobwisho as the new Registrar General.
Ms Kainobwisho’s appointment follows the departure of Mr Bemanya Twebaze who was recently elected the Director General, Africa Intellectual Property Organisation.
In a statement issued by the Ministry of ICT and National Guidance on Monday 7th Dec stated that Ms Kainobwisho emerged the successful candidate after beating seven others during internal interviews on December 2.
The 41-year-old lawyer previously served as the director of Intellectual Property at URSB, head of Business Services Bureau and manager of Intellectual Property.
Kainobwisho has been Director, Intellectual Property Directorate, a position she has held since February 2017, prior to that, she was head of Business Services Bureau and manager of Intellectual Property.
Before joining URSB, Kainobwisho served as State Attorney, Department of the Registrar General at the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs from 2005 to 2011.
She joined the ministry from Shonubi Musoke & Co Advocates where she was a Legal Assistant for a year from October 2004 to October 2005.