UGANDA: Big Daddy's Last Stand?

The exiles promise a return to democracy

At long last, the brutal regime of Uganda's Field Marshal Idi Amin Dada had seemed to be drawing to an ignominious close. A force of 20,000 invading Tanzanian troops and Ugandan dissidents had laid seige to Kampala and was lobbing heavy artillery shells into the capital. Thousands of Africans and Europeans had fled into neighboring Kenya. Amin's own army, 20,000 strong, had either defected to the invaders or disappeared into the bush. But at week's end Big Daddy seemed to have won at least a temporary...

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