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The pain Idi Amin's friend suffered for 20 years in exile
This year marks 37 years since Idi Amin was overthrown. His removal forced Haji Saidi Lima then working in the President's office to live in exile for 20 years.
Black History Month: Idi Amin Dada (1925-2003)
Idi Amin Dada was born in 1925 in the Koboko district of northern Uganda. His father, Amin Dada, of the Kakwa ethnic group, and his mother, Assa Aatte, of the Lugbara group, separated at his birth.
Uganda: Shaka On Idi Amin, Leaving Uganda, Presidential Debate
In this second and last part of SHAKA SSALI's life story on Capital FM's Desert Island Discs programme, he talks about life in the army, his failed attempt to oust Idi Amin, life in USA and his journalistic experiences.
Frank Terpil: How a CIA spy went rogue to court the world's worst dictators
Alongside Gaddafi, Terpil went on to do business in the late 1970s with the Ugandan dictator Idi Amin, who was by then struggling to maintain his vicious grip on power amid widespread dissent. Amin gave his American friend the affectionate nickname ...
'My encounter with the late Idi Amin'
He also spoke on his encounter with the late Ugandan President Idi Amin while in that country on a fact finding mission over the disappearance of the Chief Justice of Uganda.

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