In 1979, a civil war broke out and Tanzanian troops entered the country and overthrew Amin's regime.

An excerpt from the article 32 facts about Uganda

Milton Obote took over the government - as a result of his actions, approximately 100.000 Ugandans died. The civil war continued, with bloody fighting and subsequent coups occurring in the country. In 1989, Yoweri Museveni took over the government and led to the relative political and economic stabilization of the country.

There was constant fighting in Uganda between government supporters and guerrillas supporting the leaders removed as a result of the coup.