Memoirs of a Muhindi: Fleeing East Africa for the West

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In Memoirs of a Muhindi, Mansoor Ladha bears witness to what happens when nations turn against entire religious and ethnic groups. When Ugandan president Idi Amin expelled Africans of Indian descent from the country in 1972, he unleashed an intolerance that set off an exodus from the entire region. In Tanzania and Kenya, businesses were nationalized, properties taken, people harassed, and livelihoods upended. Mansoor Ladha, who was living in Nairobi at the time, had to decide whether to stay or go. Canada became his new ...

Memoirs of a Muhindi: Fleeing East Africa for the West 2017, University of Regina Press, Regina

ISBN-13: 9780889774742

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