The death of the Kabaka of Buganda

In November 1969 the first President of Uganda, Edward Mutesa, died in exile in London.

He had been forced to flee his homeland by Milton Obote.

He died in a small flat in Bermondsey - and his friends still dispute the reasons for his death.

Photo: The Kabaka Edward Mutesa II with Pope Pius XII in 1951. AFP/GettyImages

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