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Obote

(Apollo) Milton. born 1924, Ugandan politician; prime minister of Uganda (1962--66) and president (1966--71; 1980--85). He was deposed by Amin in 1971 and remained in exile until 1980; deposed again in 1985 by the Acholi army
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Amin had attacked and annexed part of Tanzania in retaliation to President Julius Nyerere's sheltering of the overthrown Obote and other Ugandans opposed to his regime.
During the end of Obote's rule, the governor of Ugandan, Sir Walter Coutts, had warned Obote that Amin "could cause you trouble in the future" (p.
Within a climate of stability post Idi Amin and prime minister Milton Obote, Uganda achieved remarkable economic growth from 1986 to 2012.
Which military dictator overthrew Milton Obote in Uganda in 1971?
During the next couple years, Obote moved fitfully but steadily against the major opposition political party.
I was in Kampala in 1985 when Milton Obote was deposed for the second time.
In 1971, Idi Amin seized power in Uganda by ousting President Milton Obote in a military coup.
As in most post-colonial African nations, tribalism caused a great deal of political and civil unrest and in 1966 Prime Minister Milton Obote suspended the constitution and ruled by decree.
Brutality was the rule, and many an African big man built his authority on the foundation of a ruthlessly efficient secret police, notably Jean-Bedel Bokassa in the Central African Republic and Milton Obote, and later Idi Amin, in Uganda.
Uganda was a British colony for almost 70 years; when the country received independence in 1962, Milton Obote became its first prime minister.
During his return visits, accompanied by his wife, in 1996 and 2000, he saw the country recovering, from the Amin amd Obote years, under President Museveni.