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Joshua Wanume Kibedi

Birthplace: Busesa, Iganga, Eastern Region, Uganda
Death: June 13, 2016 (74)
St Thomas' Hospital, London, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Elkanah Kibedi and X
Husband of Private
Brother of Mama Malyamu Kibedi Amin

Managed by: Karl-Erik Alalooga
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About Joshua Wanume Kibedi

Joshua Wanume Kibedi (3 August 1941 – 13 June 2016) was an Ugandan lawyer, politician and diplomat, who served as the Foreign Minister between January 1971 and January 1973 during the early years of the regime of Idi Amin. However, Kibedi resigned as Foreign Minister in 1973 after the murder of his uncle, Shaban Nkutu, by Amin. Kibedi went into exile and became a leading critic of Idi Amin's dictatorship. He would later serve as Uganda's Ambassador to the United Nations from 1986 to 1988.


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Joshua Wanume Kibedi's Timeline

August 3, 1941
Busesa, Iganga, Eastern Region, Uganda
June 13, 2016
Age 74
St Thomas' Hospital, London, UK