Remembering Uganda War: The start, cost, development and philosophy
Wednesday October 15 2014
Idi Amin of Uganda shakes hands with Tanzania’s President Julius Nyerere at a past meeting. In 1978 Amin ordered his troops to invade Tanzania resulting in a war that ended in 1979 with his own ousting. File | Photo
KAGERA WAR: We have reason, we have determination, and we have capability to defeat dictator Idi Amin of Uganda
>As the nation commemorates the 15th anniversary of the death of founding president Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere, fresh details have emerged on how the globally acknowledged statesman built an eight-year-long case as a curtain raiser to the war against General Idi Amin Dada – one of Africa’s most brutal dictators.