Idi Amin News

Kakuyo the Fallen hero who left an indelible legacy

What others said about Kakuyo Conrad Nkuutu (Tullow Oil Uganda's Head of Corporate Affairs) Nkuutu’s father Shaban Nkutu, was post-independence minister for works who was kidnapped by Idi Amin Soldiers in Jinja in January 1973.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 22, 2019

How a Muslim helped start Catholic Church in Uganda

In the 1970’s, Muslims in the neighbouring Kiswayili Zone petitioned president Idi Amin when Musa Kaggwa Senyondwa, a Muslim, asked Rubaga to have a Catholic church constructed on the land he inherited from his father, the late Amir Sekikkubo.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 22, 2019

Start a business, watch it collapse slowly, one theft at a time

Then came Idi Amin’s “economic war.” Among other outcomes, it culminated in Africans filling the gap left by his expulsion of Asians in 1972.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Amin killed Luwum, Kiwanuka, Kalimuzo, Theresa Nanziri - but

By Charles Onyango-Obbo Last weekend marked the 42nd anniversary of the murder of the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda Janani Luwum by military ruler Idi Amin’s security agents.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

Nana Kagga talks parenting, childhood memories and hodulopus

My father and mother were refugees there during Idi Amin [regime].

The Observer , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

Dedicate Luwum Day as national reconciliation day

By Editor We should applaud the humble, but momentous gesture by the families of slain Archbishop Janani Luwum and those of Christian faithful from the birthplace of former president Idi Amin.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

2019 elections: Choices before INEC

Let us also remember the fate of Mobutu Sese Seko, Idi Amin, Emperor Bokassa, Laurent Gbagbo, Charles Taylor, Samuel Doe, Hosni Mubarak, and such inglorious and dishonourable African leaders who destroyed themselves and countries out of stupid obstinacy.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

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President Godfrey Lukwonga Binaisa refutes allegations that he protected his predecessor, Idi Amin's business associates.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 18, 2019

Pentecostals, witchdoctors should form one association

So, this daily insistence in an Impact FM clip, that President Museveni is different from Yusuf Lule, Godfrey Binaisa, Paulo Muwanga, Milton Obote and Idi Amin because he recognised the Born Again Christians (or Pentecostals) as an independent faith may serve only to pin down and embarrass the President.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 17, 2019

Who is Janani Luwum, what is the relevance of his martyrdom?

On the February 16, 1977, Archbishop Luwum was martyred at Nakasero, Kampala by the regime of then president Idi Amin Dada.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 16, 2019