THE former African dictator Idi Amin is seriously misrepresented in the film Last King of Scotland, his son claimed yesterday.
TWO of the top talents in Scottish film spelled out their ambitions for new projects on their home turf yesterday at the gala screening of The Last King of Scotland.
STARTLING revelations about the 1970s Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's obsession with Scotland will be made this week.
A FILM about the life of the brutal African dictator Idi Amin is to be made by Oscar-winning Scottish director Kevin Macdonald, who was responsible for the documentary Touching the Void.
YOWERI Museveni, the Ugandan president, has vetoed the idea of a state funeral for his country’s former dictator, Idi Amin.
THE sole surviving brother of Uganda’s infamous dictator yesterday claimed the image of Idi Amin as a tyrant was concocted by his enemies.
Idi Amin, former Ugandan president
AMAN Din could be forgiven for rejoicing in the death of a man whose cruel and bizarre behaviour destroyed his family’s life in Africa.
Veteran Reuters journalist Nick Moore was chief correspondent in East Africa when he was sent to Kampala to cover Idi Amin and was thrown into jail. This is his personal account of the horrors of the former Ugandan leader’s rule.
HE WAS one of the most brutal dictators the world has ever known, responsible for the deaths of up to half a million people.
IDI Amin, the brutal former dictator of Uganda, died today in a Saudi hospital.
DOCTORS said Idi Amin, blamed for the murders of tens of thousands of Ugandans during his bloody dictatorship in the 1970s, was still alive in a Saudi hospital yesterday.
FORMER dictator Idi Amin, who was accused of ordering the murder of tens of thousands of Ugandans in the 1970s, is out of a coma but still in serious condition, doctors said today.
AS UGANDA’S brutal former dictator Idi Amin lay in a coma in a Saudi hospital yesterday, the current president of his homeland said he would be prosecuted if he survived and tried to return from exile.
IDI Amin, the former Ugandan leader whose regime was one of the most brutal in African history, has fallen into a coma in his exile home of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.