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The many faces of Idi Amin

Was he a joke, an oaf, a hero, or the evil dictator the West loved to hate? Decades after his death, his legacy is still a puzzle.

The dichotomy of Dominic Ongwen

The brutality meted out to the infamous Ugandan warlord was almost as horrifying as that delivered by him

The return of Uganda’s royal Rolls Royce

The Kabaka of Buganda’s fleet of Rolls-Royces was seized in a coup nearly 60 years ago. Now his successor has brought the only known ‘survivor’ home

Bobi Wine: ‘The writing is on the wall in Uganda’

Ugandan MP and musician Robert Kyagulani, aka Bobi Wine, writes that a united Uganda is snubbing the regime’s divide-and-rule strategy

​Silences speak of bitter times

Four years since its release, Kintu has become a pillar in Ugandan literature

Uganda proposes new history museum to showcase grim history

Uganda’s tourism board says it will use the museum as a remembrance of Uganda’s recent history

Is Donald Trump a dictator in the making?

Trump’s recent pronouncement that he might not accept the outcome has led many to ask whether he poses a threat to democracy.

​I was a refugee. One touch of humanity helped me start a new life

As the United Nations met to discuss the refugee crisis, Winnie Byanyima, once a refugee, looks at what can be done.

Idi Amin: The tour of terror (ticket please)

Uganda's tourism board wants to cash in on those who are fascinated by the dictator's brutal reign.

Leader’s speech leaves us at a loss for words

The worse the dictator, the more bizarre his rant, history has shown us.

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