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In 1800s, Boganda had a lot of power and it was ruled by King or Kabaka. Boganda was one of the richest and most sophisticated kingdoms in Africa. Up to 1890, British Colonial rule. In 1962, Uganda gained independence from the British. In 1966, leader of the ruling party – Uganda People’s Congress, Milton Obote drafted a new Constitution for the country. In 1971, Idi Amin toppled Obote’s government. In 1986, due to the Civil War about a million people were dead and about 600,000 were injured. The economy was virtually bankrupt. People wanted a change and they supported a new party called the National Resistance Movement (NRM). NRM seized power. In 2002, Museveni became the President.