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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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Homecomings

' He added that a Truth and Reconciliation Commission for Uganda was a good idea and even raised the possibility of a state reburial for former President Idi Amin Dada...

Four of Uganda's former leaders have died in exile: Obote Sir Edward Muteesa Professor Yusuf Kironde Lule and Idi Amin...


A tree, a house, a president

For nearly two decades the ruling National Resistance Movement (evolving into 'the Movement' in 1995) has been warning that multiparty politics would send Uganda back into the murderous turmoil that prevailed under (Apollo) Milton Obote and Idi Amin Dada...


Milton stays lost

The UPC remembered 27 May 1980 when Obote returned from Tanzania to the presidency after the expulsion of the dictator Idi Amin Dada who had overthrown him in 1971...

Obote and history The Baganda Uganda's most numerous but not majority people cannot forget that in 1966 Obote ordered the then army commander Idi Amin to storm the great reed palace of Kabaka Frederick Edward Mutesa II driving him into exile in England where he died in 1969 broke lonely and alcoholic...


Militant diplomacy

Rwanda's impetuous Ambassador in Paris Jacques Bihozagara a Tutsi former refugee has been replaced by a Hutu Emmanuel Ndagijimana known as `Idi Amin' because he was a diplomat under Habyarimana...


Now for the contest

But the war has tended to help Museveni's NRM which has exploited it to rally the peoples of central and western Uganda against the fear that the northerners may come back to power as under ex-Presidents Milton Obote Idi Amin Dada and their brief successors...


Darfur's turning point

Omer who came to power as a brigadier general then promoted himself lieutenant general last week appointed himself field marshal in the tradition established by Uganda's Idi Amin Dada and indeed Sudan's President Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri...


People's power

The northerners had Obote and Titus Okello; the Baganda of central Uganda had Kabaka Edward Mutesa; the West Nilers had Idi Amin Dada; the westerners have Museveni...


No change there, then

Others detained included the number two in the presidential security battalion Captain Aly Camara and Captain Aboubacar Sidiki Camara Director of the National Gendarmerie School known as 'Idi Amin'...


Father and son

Uganda People's Defence Force Brigadier Kale Kayihura accuses Idi Amin's son Taban of training a rebel force to attack Uganda from eastern Congo-Kinshasa...


The great U-turn

Even Museveni's sharpest critics concede that NRM rule stabilised much of Uganda after the ravages of Idi Amin Dada and Milton Obote...


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