Uganda was initially a federal state, but in 1966, after a change of government, this system was abolished.

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Industry and trade were also nationalized. As a result of the coup, General Idi Amin took power and introduced a brutal dictatorship in the country. The dictator expelled all Indians from the country, which led to the collapse of trade.

As a result of Amin's actions, approximately 300.000 Ugandans lost their lives.