Amin Era

The New African | Why Idi Amin Expelled The Asians

Agnes Asiimwe looks back at Uganda’s expulsion of its Asian community 40 years ago, under Idi Amin’s government. Brutal as the expulsion was, one beneficiary of the expropriated Asian properties, says: “I don’t think we...

CCTV Africa | Faces of Africa, Idi Amin Documentary Out – Famous for the Wrong Reasons

In the 20th century Idi Amin Dada became the most famous political figure for all the wrong reasons. In 1971 he seized power from the then president of Uganda Milton Obote while he was away. The two men had once been allies but...