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Life under Idi Amin

Thousands of recently discovered photographs document his reign ANALYSIS | Derek R. Peterson & Richard Vokes | In 2015, researchers working in the storeroom at the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation forced open the lock on an unremarkable filing cabinet. Inside were thousands of small wax envelopes, neatly arranged in rows, each …

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Uganda explores dark tourism potential

Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has identified dark tourism as a product it believes will not only help diversify Uganda’s tourism product offerings but also help the younger generation understand the journey of their country. Kampala, Uganda | The Independent | Dark tourism is one that involves travel to places historically …

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How ‘unity’ died in Uganda

Remembering the Moshi Spirit of the 1979 liberation war Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | This week marked 40 years since a combined force of armed groups of Ugandan exiles under the Uganda National Liberation Front/Army (UNLF/A) and the Tanzania Peoples Defence Forces (TPDF) toppled the government of then-president of …

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Much to celebrate about UPDF

As young people, we need to avoid being duped into forgetting or ignoring our history and say never again to chaos Kampala, Uganda | NATASHA MARIAM | On February 6 Ugandans joined the UPDF to celebrate Tarehe-Sita, a day which marks the attack on Kabamba barracks by 27 armed and …

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Prince Wasajja wants Kabaka’s family compensated

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prince David Wasajja Kintu wants government to compensate the Kabaka’s family for personal property lost during the raid on Buganda Kingdom by the Milton Obote government on May 24th, 1966. Government troops led by Army commander Idi Amin raided on Bulange Mengo, accusing the …

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