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Togo, George Sefas

Anglican Communion (Church of Uganda)


Sefas George Togo was baptized on May 10, 1903 at Mbarara, and was first appointed as one of the soldiers who guarded the Mugabe. He was then made market-master at Mbarara.[1] In 1908 he was appointed saza chief of Igara when Mukontani was murdered.[2] He was a good saza chief, and built many churches and schools. He remained in this position until his death in 1934.[3]

Louise Pirouet

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

  1. Kamugungunu, 1965

  2. Kamugungunu, 1965; Buningwire, 1965.

  3. Buningwire, 1965.

This biography, written by Louise Pirouet, was included in “Appendix A: Biographical Notes,” on page 424 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]