Classic DACB Collection

All articles created or submitted in the first twenty years of the project, from 1995 to 2015.

Kaboinuha, Maliza

Anglican Communion (Church of Uganda)


Maliza Kaboinuha came from Ngoma and was a relation of Vikitolia Kahinju and the nyina omukama.[1] She was baptized on July 8, 1900 and the following year volunteered to be a teacher and was trained by Miss Pike.[2] She received her teacher’s letter in 1902 and was sent to Kitagwenda. During the next few years she served at Kitagweta, Butanuka, Karujumba in Busongora, and Butiti where she worked from 1906 for several years. In 1914-1915 she was working at Ngoma, and she then spent a further two years in Kitagwenda. She taught at Bukana and Kabarole until in 1920 she resigned [3] and died at Ngoma three years later.[4]

Louise Pirouet

Notes(short form; see List of Sources for complete citations):

  1. The Batebe, 1965.

  2. Kabarole Baptism Register.

  3. Toro Women Teachers Record.

  4. The Batebe, 1965.

This biography, written by Louise Pirouet, was included in “Appendix A: Biographical Notes,” on page 394 of “The Expansion of the Church of Uganda (N.A.C.) from Buganda into Northern and Western Uganda between 1891 and 1914, with Special Reference to the work of African Teachers and Evangelists” (PhD Thesis: University of East Africa, 1968). Pirouet published this thesis as Black Evangelists (London: Rex Collings, 1978). However, Black Evangelists does not reproduce the detailed biographies, complete with references to sources, found in Appendix A of the thesis. Print copies are available at Africana Section, Makerere University Library (U 02 P57); The Centre for Christianity Worldwide, Cambridge; and a microfilm copy at the School of Oriental Studies, London. [information from Angus Crichton]