Zooming Dada F I E L D M A R S H A L I D I A M I N D A D A A U G U S T 0 8, 2 0 0 9 Idi Amin: We Africans used to carry Europeans, but now Europeans are carrying us. We are now the masters They came from Britian and wanted to show that I really have power in my country. His Excellency President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin, 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. Idi Amin at swearing-in ceremony, October 02, 1975. The Photographer: Unknown/Bettmann/Corbis.