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On November 28, 1974, President Idi Amin unceremoniously removed Elizabeth Bagaaya, princess of Toro, from her position as foreign affairs minister, only eight months after her appointment and just a few days after releasing her from house...

On November 28, 1974, President Idi Amin unceremoniously removed Elizabeth Bagaaya, princess of Toro, from her position as foreign affairs minister, only eight months after her appointment and just a few days after releasing her from house...

Princess Elizabeth Christobel Edith Bagaaya Akiiki of Toro (born 1936) is the Batebe of the Kingdom of Toro. She is a Ugandan lawyer, politician, diplomat, model and actress. She was the first female East African to be admitted to the English Bar. She is a paternal aunt of the current King of Toro, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV. She briefly (February 1974 - November 1974) served as Minister of Foreign Affairs under Idi Amin.

Princess Elizabeth Christobel Edith Bagaaya Akiiki of Toro (born 1936) is the Batebe of the Kingdom of Toro. She is a Ugandan lawyer, politician, diplomat, model and actress. She was the first female East African to be admitted to the English Bar. She is a paternal aunt of the current King of Toro, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV. She briefly (February 1974 - November 1974) served as Minister of Foreign Affairs under Idi Amin.

Princess Elizabeth Bagaya, Uganda's first female lawyer and Cabinet member. She was fired as Cabinet member for refusing to marry Idi Amin. She is from the royal family of the Batoro tribe. Toro was one of the four kingdome which was abolished in 1967 by former President Milton Obote. She became Uganda's ambassador to the United States in 1986. (Info: Jet Magazine, June 1986)

Princess Elizabeth Bagaya, Uganda's first female lawyer and Cabinet member. She was fired as Cabinet member for refusing to marry Idi Amin. She is from the royal family of the Batoro tribe. Toro was one of the four kingdome which was abolished in 1967 by former President Milton Obote. She became Uganda's ambassador to the United States in 1986. (Info: Jet Magazine, June 1986)

Akosua Busia

Akosua Busia

Princess Akosua Busia The daughter of Kofi Abrefa Busia, the ex-prime minister of the Republic of Ghana, Akosua is the daughter of a prince of the royal family of Wenchi, a subgroup of the Ashanti.

Princess Akosua Busia The daughter of Kofi Abrefa Busia, the ex-prime minister of the Republic of Ghana, Akosua is the daughter of a prince of the royal family of Wenchi, a subgroup of the Ashanti.

Idi Amin Dada 1925-2003, who became known as the 'Butcher of Uganda' for his brutal, despotic rule whilst president of Uganda in the 1970s, is possibly the most notorious of all Africa's post-independence dictators. Amin seized power in a military coup in 1971 & ruled over Uganda for 8 years. Estimates for the number of his opponents who were either killed, tortured, or imprisoned vary from 100,000 to half a million. He was ousted in 1979 by Ugandan nationalists, after which he fled into…

Six Most Ruthless African Dictators in History

Idi Amin Dada 1925-2003, who became known as the 'Butcher of Uganda' for his brutal, despotic rule whilst president of Uganda in the 1970s, is possibly the most notorious of all Africa's post-independence dictators. Amin seized power in a military coup in 1971 & ruled over Uganda for 8 years. Estimates for the number of his opponents who were either killed, tortured, or imprisoned vary from 100,000 to half a million. He was ousted in 1979 by Ugandan nationalists, after which he fled into…

George Rukidi, the Omukama of the Toro Kingdom of Uganda, photographed with his daughter, Princess Elizabeth, after he had been created a Knights Bachelor by H.M. Queen Eliizabeth II at the Investiture.

George Rukidi, the Omukama of the Toro Kingdom of Uganda, photographed with his daughter, Princess Elizabeth, after he had been created a Knights Bachelor by H.M. Queen Eliizabeth II at the Investiture.

Victoria Woodhull

Victoria Woodhull

Japanese Crown Princely Wedding Tiara~ The tiara's dominant elements are the large, curling diamond scrolls that make up the majority of the piece. Diamond ribbons trail through the base of the scrolls, and small floral-esque buttons sit at the point where the scrolls meet. The buttons are evoke the Chrysanthemum, an important symbol of the Japanese monarchy.

Japanese Crown Princely Wedding Tiara~ The tiara's dominant elements are the large, curling diamond scrolls that make up the majority of the piece. Diamond ribbons trail through the base of the scrolls, and small floral-esque buttons sit at the point where the scrolls meet. The buttons are evoke the Chrysanthemum, an important symbol of the Japanese monarchy.

Japanese Crown Princess Masako (L-R), Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko attend a State Dinner for the Dutch King and Queen at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan, 29.10.2014.

Japanese Crown Princess Masako (L-R), Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko attend a State Dinner for the Dutch King and Queen at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan, 29.10.2014.

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