The expulsion of Asians from Uganda forty years ago was a traumatic time for thousands of people. Many have settled in the Midands and would never dream of going back.
But some decided to accept an offer to return and to reclaim their properties. Central Tonight's Rajiv Popat travelled to Uganda where he met businessmnn who told him they've no regrets.
In 1972, President Idi Amin Dada said he had a dream in which God had commanded him to order Asians to leave Uganda. He gave them 90 days.
In 1972 tens of thousands of Asians were told to leave Uganda within 90 days. Some returned years later to rebuild their lives.
Forty years ago President Idi Amin made an announcement which shocked the world which lead to tens of thousands of Asians fleeing Uganda.