The CIA recruits the help of Canadian copper miners in the heart of Africa, a world of Cold War espionage, gun running, gold smuggling and warfare. In spite of danger from the happy smiling thieves and killers who staff the secret police force in Uganda in the 1960s, the young Canucks survive. They even find time to pursue the randy mature women in the Rwenzori Country Club, a centre of expat mischief and debauchery. Ultimately, true love triumphs. Above all, this story chronicles the destruction of the Kingdom of Buganda and the Asian community by corrupt politicians leading to the ascent of the mass-murderer, General Idi Amin.