UGANDA: What the People Want

Things have not been going particularly well in Uganda lately. On top of the steady deterioration of the economy and continuing strife within the army, two of President Idi ("Big Daddy") Amin Dada's top civilian ministers turned up in Kenya within the past fortnight. Shortly afterward, Amin announced that he was giving the rest of his Cabinet a month's vacation—presumably a prelude to a major shakeup. "A human being is a human being," Big Daddy explained, "and like a car he needs refueling and fresh air after working for a long time."

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