Judith Babirye



Judith Babirye is a Ugandan gospel musician and politician.[1][2] She is a senior pastor at “New Life Deliverance Church”, in Makindye Division, in the southeastern part of Kampala, Uganda’s capital city.

She also served as the elected Member of Parliament representing Buikwe District Women Constituency in the 10th Parliament (2016–2021).


Education and early Life

Babirye was born in Nyenga, Buikwe District, to Mr and Mrs Mukooza, on 23 September 1977. She attended Nalinya Lwantale Primary School in Luweero District. She studied at Ndejje Senior School for her O-Level education and at Iganga Secondary School for her A-Level studies, graduating with a High School Diploma in 1998.

She was admitted to Makerere University, Uganda’s oldest and largest public university, where she graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts in Tourism degree.

Awards and recognition

  • Best gospel single, “Beera nange”, in the 2006 Pearl of Africa Music Awards.[11] Album of the year in Victoria Gospel Music Awards (VIGA),2007