1st April 1979: Idi Amin, Ugandan soldier, dictator and head of state, (1971 - 1978), firing a rocket launcher with troops still loyal to him. Kenya's renowned photojournalist Mohamed Amin, also known as 'Six Camera Mo' captured some of Africa's defining moments. He managed to use his cameras for more than a generation to bring East Africa’s most powerful stories into world view.


  • Title: Idi Amin Dada
  • Creator: Mohamed Amin
  • Date Created: 1979
  • Location Created: Uganda
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: Mohamed Amin / Camerapix

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