Albert Edward Baharagate Akiiki

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His Excellency

Albert Edward Baharagate Akiiki
Bishop Emeritus of Hoima
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
ArchdioceseRoman Catholic Archdiocese of Mbarara
SeeRoman Catholic Diocese of Hoima
Appointed7 July 1969
Term ended9 March 1991
PredecessorCipriano Biyehima Kihangire
SuccessorDeogratias Muganwa Byabazaire
Ordination7 December 1958
Consecration1 August 1969
by Pope Paul VI
Personal details
Albert Edward Baharagate Akiiki

(1930-02-25)25 February 1930
Died5 April 2023(2023-04-05) (aged 93)
Kampala, Uganda

Albert Edward Baharagate Akiiki (25 February 1930 – 5 April 2023) was a Ugandan Roman Catholic priest who served as Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hoima. He was appointed bishop of Hoima on 7 July 1969 and he resigned on 9 March 1991.

Background and priesthood[edit]

Baharagate was born on 25 February 1930, in Nyamigisa village, in present-day Masindi District, in Bunyoro sub-region, in the Western Region of Uganda. He was ordained a priest on 7 December 1958.[1][2]

As bishop[edit]

He was appointed Bishop of Hoima on 7 July 1969 and was consecrated a bishop at Hoima on 1 August 1969 by Pope Paul VI†, assisted by Archbishop Sergio Pignedoli†, Titular Archbishop of Iconium and Archbishop Emmanuel Kiwanuka Nsubuga†, Archbishop of Archdiocese of Kampala.[1][2]

On 9 March 1991, Baharagate resigned as Bishop of Hoima. In his later life, he lived as Bishop Emeritus of Hoima.[1][2]


Baharagate Akiiki died at Nsambya hospital in Kampala, on 5 April 2023, at the age of 93.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d David M. Cheney (7 March 2019). "Bishop Albert Edward Baharagate". Kansas City: Retrieved 25 July 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Catholic Diocese of Hoima (2018). "The Most Reverend Albert Edward Dr. Baharagate". Hoima: Roman Catholic Diocese of Hoima. Retrieved 25 July 2019.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by Bishop of Hoima
Succeeded by