Photographic history related to UGANDA 

Political and Military


Idi Amin Dada 1975


Major-General Idi Amin, (1925 - ) Ugandan soldier, dictactor and head of state, (1971 - 1978), takes the Oath of Office at the colourful ceremony in Kampala when the new government was sworn in.


Idi Amin, (1925 - ), Ugandan soldier, dictator and head of state, (1971 - 1978), firing a rocket launcher

Idi Amin, President of Uganda, with President Mobutu Sese Seko of Zaire, previously Joseph Desire Mobutu, watching a military parade in Kampala.

President Idi Amin of Uganda addresses African heads of state at the OAU (Organisation of African Unity) Summit Conference in Gabon

Ugandan foreign minister J Wanube-Kibedi holds a copy of the 'Sunday Post' article which accuses the government of causing bloodshed in Uganda, an accusation which he refutes.

White Mans Burden early 70's

British soldiers at checkpoint stopping a local.

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Idi Amin 80's

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Idi Amin Dada,meets Tito as president of Uganda;

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Mr. Amin at a 1975 rally in Koboko. (AP Photo)





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Mr. Amin is carried by four British businessmen during a party for diplomats in 1975. A Swedish businessman holds an umbrella in the manner of servants who once shielded tribal rulers from the sun. (AP Photo)





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Idi Amin called himself "a pure son of Africa," but his bizarre and murderous eight years as president of Uganda typified the worst of the continent's military dictatorships.



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Mr. Amin at a 1977 news conference at the Arab League Headquarters in Cairo. (AP Photo)



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Mr. Amin waves to thousands of Ugandans gathered at a ceremony in Kampala in 1971. (AP Photo)



Idi Amin 90's


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