President who ruled in shadow of tyrants

9 October 2010

By Michael Holman

Shortly before the swearing in of Godfrey Binaisa, the former Ugandan president who died last week aged 90, an ominous notice appreared. Nailed above the entrance to the country's central bank - a dilapidated building in war-ravaged Kampala - it declared: "This structure is in danger of collapse" .