Hon. Nayebare Sylvia

Woman MP Gomba District

Sylvia Nayebale, (born 22 November 1990) is a Ugandan journalist, businesswoman and politician, who serves as the incumbent Member of Parliament representing the Gomba District Women Constituency in the 10th Ugandan Parliament (2016 to 2021).[1] She was re elected in 2021 in the same position.[2][3][4][5]

Background and education[edit]

She was born on 22 November 1990, in Gomba District, in the Buganda Region of Uganda. She attended local schools for her primary education. She studied at Nabisunsa Girls' Secondary School for her O-Level and A-Level schooling. In 2008, she was admitted to Makerere University, Uganda's oldest and largest public university, graduating in 2011, with a Bachelor of Mass Communication degree.[1]


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