Ugandans see Amin parallels in longtime leader

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Mr. Museveni said the country’s fortunes will improve after Uganda’s oil, estimated to be worth $2 billion, starts flowing soon. Billions of barrels of oil were discovered about five years ago.

Moses Kityo, a 62-year-old shopkeeper, is less optimistic.

“It will make no difference,” he said, roaming this city’s main hospital, Mulago, which he said was run better under Amin.

“They start very good,” he said. “Then they stay on, and it all turns out the same.”

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