War: Notorious And Most Dangerous African Warlords Ever

Notorious African warlords! Responsible for countless crises & conflicts, these leaders of Africa & their soldiers have commit horrendous violent crimes to their country’s citizens.

4: Idi Amin In the 1970’s, Idi Amin Dada was the military dictator and self-proclaimed president of Uganda. He was renowned for his larger than life ego as he gave himself many titles that ultimately added up to His Excellency, President for Life Field Marshall Al Hadj Doctor Idi Amin Dada, VC, DSO, MC, Lord of all the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Sea, and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular. Before rising to power, Idi Amin served with the King’s African Rifles division of the British colonial army, which he joined in 1946 as an assistant cook. He quickly moved through the ranks. Only two Ugandans had ever been commissioned officers in the British colonial army and Idi Amin was one of them with the rank of lieutenant, received in 1961. After Uganda declared its independence from the UK, in 1962, he was promoted to captain and the following year to major. During his time in the military, Idi Amin gained popularity through his athletic prowess. Standing at 6 feet and 4 inches, with a powerful build, he was a champion swimmer and Uganda’s light heavyweight Number

3: Charles Taylor Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor was the President of Liberia from 1997 to 2003. After earning a degree in the US he returned to Liberia and worked for then President Samuel Odoe. In 1983 Taylor was let go from his position as Director General of the General Services Agency under charges of embezzling 1 million dollars. He eventually fled to the US where he was arrested. Taylor was held at the Plymouth County Correctional Facility and faced deportation back to Liberia where he would be trialed. On September 15, 1985, with the help of four other inmates, Taylor escaped from prison. The men sawed through the bars of their dormitory window and then lowered themselves 20 feet on knotted bed sheets. His accomplices were captured but Taylor managed to return to Africa. He arrived in Libya where he started receiving guerilla training from Muammar al-Qaddafi, subsequently becoming his protégé. Funded by Qaddafi, Taylor formed an army and led a coup against Samuel Odoe in an attempt to overtake Liberia. Following the success the coup, the country became fragmented. The ensuing civil war turned into an ethnic conflict as several factions battled over control of Liberian resources


War: Notorious And Most Dangerous African Warlords Ever War: Notorious And Most Dangerous African Warlords Ever Reviewed by G4F Entertainment on September 10, 2018 Rating: 5

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