UGANDA: Death of an Archbishop

In the six years since he seized power from Milton Obote, Uganda's mercurial President Idi Amin has accused his enemies of scheming at least a dozen times to overthrow him, and in response has ordered the execution of untold thousands of opponents. Last week three newly discovered "plotters" met with suspiciously accidental deaths. Two of the accused were high government officials: Internal Affairs Minister Charles Oboth-Ofumbi and Land and Water Resources Minister Erinayo Oryema. The third was one of the most highly esteemed churchmen in all of Africa, the Most Rev. Janani Luwum, 53, Anglican Archbishop of Uganda.

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