November 21, 2019

The Ugandan insurgents guided by North Korean spirits
Some warlords in Northern Uganda believed ghosts from Pyongyang could stop bullets and plan battles
The Ugandan-North Korean military relationship goes back to the early 1980s. After the overthrow of Idi Amin in 1979, Ugandan President Milton Obote took power. However, guerrillas, led by the current leader of Uganda Yoweri Museveni, threatened Obote’s nascent regime. Naturally, Obote looked to his military forces, the Uganda National Liberation Army (UNLA), for security, loyalty, and strength.