The landlocked East African nation boasts a large chunk of Lake Victoria and the snowcapped Rwenzori Mountains. Black Panther, the new Marvel superhero film, was shot partly in Uganda. In 2006, actor Forest Whitaker won an Academy Award for his depiction of former Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in The Last King of Scotland.
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