Idi Amin

 
​Silences speak of bitter times
​Silences speak of bitter times
“Your daughter looks just like …” Jennifer Makumbi rattles off the name of one of my aunts whom I don’t see very often. “This one is...
Uganda proposes new history museum to showcase grim history
Uganda proposes new history museum to showcase grim history
Uganda will open a war museum that will showcase the country’s grim history, in hopes of attracting tourists to the East African nation,...
Is Donald Trump a dictator in the making?
Is Donald Trump a dictator in the making?
After using his presidential campaign to denigrate women, Latinos, Muslims, African Americans, war veterans and the disabled – among others –...
​I was a refugee. One touch of humanity helped me start a new life
​I was a refugee. One touch of humanity helped me start a new life
I cried my eyes out when I arrived in the United Kingdom, a refugee. I remember the police officer at immigration control looking down at me, a...
Idi Amin: The tour of terror (ticket please)
Idi Amin: The tour of terror (ticket please)
On a steamy afternoon, tour guide Allan Kakembo is leading an American mother and daughter on their first visit to Uganda. They go down a hill,...
[Slideshow]Carry on up the Colonies
[Slideshow]Carry on up the Colonies
Like many a tinpot dictator, Malema is courting Euro love. Careful, Juju! They'll be nice now, but all running dogs of euro-capitalism eventually end badly.
Leader's speech leaves us at a loss for words
Leader's speech leaves us at a loss for words
A surprising fact about Muammar Gaddafi's rambling television address on February 22 is that he wasn't making an off-the-cuff speech.
A tyrant of long standing
A tyrant of long standing
The Robert Mugabe regime did not, as some will argue, start off well and slowly descend into authoritarianism. It was always ruthlessly and...
Zimbabwe lashes British cleric
Zimbabwe lashes British cleric
Zimbabwe's information minister on Friday hit out at calls by the Archbishop of York to step up punitive measures against President Robert Mugabe's...

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