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Idi Amin Dada (Idi Amin Dada Oumee)

Date of Birth: 1924 or 1925
Place of Birth: Koboko, northwestern Uganda
Died: 16 August 2003


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The ex-revolutionary front

Its construction began in the 1970s under the late Ugandan President Idi Amin Dada until Saudi Arabia cut off his funds; Libyan money has finished it off to accommodate 15 000 worshippers...


Turbulent priests

This time the accuser is the Anglican Archbishop of York John Sentamu a Ugandan-born prelate who was detained during the rule of President Idi Amin Dada...


Africa moves up the agenda

This will be its first big international conference since 1975-6 when the late President Idi Amin Dada (another of the Commonwealth's rare expellees) held the chair of the Organisation of African Unity...


Unity on a smaller scale

There were medals for Nyerere's widow Maria a posthumous decoration for Nyerere himself and another for Jakaya Kikwete (an intelligence officer in the 1970s) symbolising Uganda's gratitude to Tanzanians for ousting the dictator Idi Amin Dada in 1979...


A bull in China's shop

In a series of articles in the state-run Zambia Daily Mail the ruling Movement for Multiparty Democracy likened the Patriotic Front's Sata to Idi Amin Dada who expelled hundreds of thousands of Asians from Uganda...


Old faces

Further west northern representation is further weakened by the absence of retired General Moses Ali a towering political figure since the 1970s when he was a henchman of his fellow West Niler President Idi Amin Dada...

One day in November security forces surrounded the High Court prompting Ogoola to call this 'the rape of the judiciary' and compare the siege to Idi Amin's dictatorial days...


Museveni wins, at a price

Northerners have resented Museveni since he pushed out their sons-of-the-soil Idi Amin Dada and Apollo Milton Obote...


Losing and winning

The most senior was First Deputy Prime Minister Moses Ali Minister for Disaster Preparedness and Refugees (once a refugee himself in Sudan after the fall of Idi Amin)...


Losers can win too

The violent regimes of Milton Obote and Idi Amin Dada stir raw memories thanks to constant reminders from Museveni...


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