Ugandan Asians 40 Years On

Forty years ago, President Idi Amin made an announcement which shocked the world.

He forced tens of thousands of Asians to leave Uganda. Central News' Rajiv Popat travelled to Uganda to see the effect it had on Ugandan Asians and the country.

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The Richard Branson of Uganda

Sudhir Ruparelia is described as the Richard Branson of Uganda. He left the country at age of the 16 when the dictator Idi Amin ordered Asians to leave. He told Central Tonight's Rajiv Popat that the expulsion deeply affected his family.

Since his return, Mr Ruparelia has varied business interests and employs more than six thousand people.

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