UGANDA: Rejoicing and Revenge in Kampala

The invaders seize the capital, as Amin disappears

The murderous eight-year reign of Uganda's "President-for-Life" Idi Amin Dada apparently came to an end last week. An invading force of Tanzanian soldiers and Ugandan rebels, after two weeks of skirmishing on the outskirts of Kampala, finally captured Uganda's capital city. At week's end Big Daddy had been missing for several days, although he was thought to be holed up with a handful of loyal troops in the vicinity of Jinja, 50 miles east of Kampala, on Lake Victoria.

"The fascist dictator is finished!" the invaders...

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