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Makerere University Urged to Honor its First Vice Chancellor civil service 1 1

Now as Uganda marks 40 years after the fall of Idi Amin, Ndebesa observes that Kalimuzo’s death marked the first attack on intellectualism and independent thinking in Uganda.
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Asians In Uganda Speak About Idi Amin indian association 2 1

The expulsion of Asians by Field Marshal Idi Amin Dada still takes a toll at the Indian community in Uganda.
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40 years After Amin's Overthrow, Has Uganda learnt Anything? idi amin dada 13 1 Top story

Nathan Irumba is a retired diplomat who served in five Governments and Special Assistant to Sam Odaka, Obote’s former Foreign Minister. He says Amin was a conspiracy of foreign forces that encouraged him to stage a coup against Obote who had made a lot of mistakes.
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Koboko Clerics Regret Archbishop Janani Luwum Murder idi amin dada 1 2

Luwum was killed on February 16, 1977, amid accusations of being an agent of the exiled former president Milton Obote, and for planning to stage a coup. Before he was murdered, he had personally delivered a protest note to President Idi Amin against arbitrary killings and unexplained disappearances of civilians and soldiers.
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Govt to Establish Memorial on Uganda's Dark History idi amin dada 3 Top story

The memorial will have information about the Lords Resistance Army-LRA war that ravaged northern Uganda for more than two decades, the Luweero Triangle guerilla war that ushered in the National Resistance Army led by President Yoweri Museveni, and moments about the history of Uganda under Idi Amin Dada.
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Gen Muhoozi Lauds Tanzanian Army for Ousting Idi Amin Dada cdf david muhoozi 1

The Chief of Defense Forces David Muhoozi has applauded the Tanzania army for helping Uganda liberate its self from the bad leadership of former president Idi Amin Dada.
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Many Ugandans Can't Name Former Presidents godfrey binaisa 6 1 Top story

As Uganda marks its 55th independence anniversary, many of her countrymen and women have difficulties naming the past leaders. Many of those URN spoke with could mention two or three and almost all of them failed to name them in their order, from the first to the current leader.
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BOOK REVIEW: Photographing Amin, Kenyatta and Ethiopian Famine idi amin dada 1

Mohinder Dhillons camera work speaks for him all over the world. He captured some of the most significant historic events of the 20th century. Here in Uganda, he filmed and photographed the start of General Idi Amin Dadas rule in 1971 and his downfall in April 1979. He actually witnessed Amins desperate last flight out of Uganda forever from Jinja in a Libyan helicopter. In between, Dhillon got close enough to Amin to end up liking the man personally even as he reported on the murders committed in his name. And now he has documented all this in his memoir: My Camera, My Life.
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Entebbe Raid: Uganda, Kenya Clash as OAU Leaders Weigh In idi amin 1 Top story

In the third part of our Entebbe story, Uganda and Kenya clash at the OAU summit in Mauritius over the latters role in the attack. African leaders call for action against Israel.
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Museveni Agrees to Compensate Muslim Massacre Survivors idi amin dada

In 1979, gunmen attacked Kiziba and Rwengando villages in Sheema district and killed 67 Muslims before dumping their bodies in River Rwizi.
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Mbabazi: Ruhakana Rugunda Narrowly Survived 1973 Execution idi amin dada 1 1 Top story

He said that Rugunda was warned by his friends in the government that he was being trailed by the Idi Amin intelligence. To evade capture, Rugunda was advised to shave his famous beard.
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35 Years After Amin Downfall, Napak Massacre Memories Still Fresh napak district 2 1 Top story

Elias Mohamed Opong (82), a resident of Katanga village in Moroto district recalls the massacre saying the incident was the bloodiest ever in the history of Karamoja. 200 Karimojong were shot dead by panicking Uganda Army soldiers.
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Museveni: General Adrisi was a Decent Man idi amin dada 1 1

President Yoweri Museveni has described the late former Vice President General Mustafa Adrisi as a decent person inspite of serving in a regime that made many mistakes. Museveni says Adrisi was forced into exile because the UPC government believed anyone who had worked under Amin must be a bad person.
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Amin's British Advisor Bob Astles Dead idi amin dada

Major Bob Astles, a British soldier who was advisor to Presidents Milton Obote and Iddi Amin, has died. Astles, who was nicknamed “the White Rat” for his role as the right hand man and chief advisor to President Idi Amin in his eight-year rule from January 1971 to April 1979, died quietly about three weeks ago at his home in London. He was 88 years.
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Poor Funding Killing Sports In Uganda Says Amin idi amin 1

Taban Amin, the eldest son of former Uganda President Idi Amin Dada, has asked government to prioritise and increase funding for sports if Uganda wishes to win more Olympic gold medals.
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Idi Amin Memorial Prayers Flop idi amin dada 2

Prayers in Arua to mark nine years since the passing of former Ugandan President Idi Amin Dada failed to materialize after organisers failed to raise the money for the ceremony. The memorial prayers were being organized by the President’s immediate family.
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MP Fungaroo Launches Campaign To Renovate Former VP Adrisi's Homes idi amin dada

Obongi County Member of Parliament, Hassan Fungaroo has launched a fundraising drive to renovate the dilapidated houses of former vice president, General Mustafa Adrisi. Adrisi served as Uganda’s vice president during the Iddi Amin regime before the two generals fell out towards the overthrow of the regime in April 1979.
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