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Leticia Eulalia Mary Mukasa- Kikonyogo

Leticia Eulalia Mary Mukasa- Kikonyogo, Uganda

Leticia was a Ugandan lawyer and judge.

Prior to her retirement, she held many high profile positions including member of the Court of Appeal of Uganda and Deputy Chief Justice of Uganda. She was the first Ugandan woman to hold the position of Chief Magistrate between 1973 and 1986 and the first woman to be appointed High court judge in 1986.

She was one of the first ever women papal knights in the history of the Catholic Church in Africa. She died of a heart attack.

 


 

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Date of death / disappearance
Cause of death / disappearance
Heart attack
Date of birth
Category
Civil & Political Rights
Region
Africa
Sub Sahara Africa