Uganda Looks Back at Two Historic Events
Forty-seven years ago, in 1971, the Ugandan military, led by General Idi Amin, carried out a coup against the government of president Milton Obote on January 25. And 32 years ago, also on January 25, the National Resistance Army handed the Uganda National Liberation Army regime a crushing defeat, taking Kampala after a five-year bush war.
Monitor, 25 January 2018
When Uganda’s first military coup took place 47 years ago, today (January 25), Edward Ochwo was a Clerk to Parliament, Charles Byekwaso was a civil servant with Radio Uganda,… Read more »
Idi Amin arrives at Kololo Independence grounds in an open American Chevrolet to be sworn in as president.
Museveni and Saleh in the early years of the Bush War that brought the NRA/NRM to power in 1986.
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