UGANDA: Amin:The Wild Man of Africa

Of all the places of Africa, none so epitomizes the beauty and mystery of the continent as Uganda. The poet's eye —or the camera's—rarely grasps its lyrical magic. Winston Churchill visited Uganda in 1907 and called it "the pearl of Africa." There, Lake Victoria flows northward to form the White Nile, whose waters boil over the majestic Murchison (now Kabalega) Falls at the start of their long journey to the Mediterranean. The Ruwenzori mountain range, better known as the Mountains of the Moon, rise to the southwest, while herds of game roam...

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