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Archbishop Luwum death

Title
Archbishop Luwum death
Genre
News report; Press conference
TX Date
Feb 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:02:29
Description
Report by Peter Shardock on the suspicious deaths of Archbishop Luwum and Ugandan Cabinet ministers, Arphaxed Charles Oboth-Afumbi and Erenayo Wilson Oreyema in a road accident on 17 Feb 1977. The car was driven by Major Moses. The three men were trying to escape arrest for their alleged part in a plot to overthrow President Idi Amin. Canon Burgess Carr of the Pan-African Church organisation in Kenya gives a press conference breaking news of the secret burials of the bodies and suspicion over how they actually died.
Contributors
Peter Shardock; Burgess Carr
Keywords
Deaths; Uganda; Idi Amin; Funerals; Janani Luwum; Arphaxed Charles Oboth-Ofumbi; Erenayo Wilson Oreyema; Major Moses; Road accidents; Milton Obote

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