I Love Trump, Says Museveni

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"I love Trump", famously said Uganda's leader Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday.

It's from this interval Museveni commended President Trump for being frank and telling Africa that they are a weak continent, "Africa needs to solve their own problems; you can not survive when you are weak", he reiterated. "I don't know whether he was misquoted or whatever but when he speaks, I like him because he speaks frankly", Museveni said.

President Yoweri Museveni wasn't even sure Trump had uttered the phrase but said he is a fan of the US president for speaking "frankly" about Africa, according to the Associated Press.

The Ugandan was the first African leader to not openly condemn the hardline Republican's "racist" comment, which triggered unprecedented worldwide outrage.

Trump meanwhile issued a vague denial after the story broke, saying he had simply "used tough language".

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The African Union, which represents African countries, demanded that Trump apologise.

The Ugandan leader, addressing members of the regional East African Legislative Assembly, went on to say that Trump was an honest man too.

Museveni has been in power for more than three decades.

Despite a storm of devastating criticism of Trump allegedly calling a number of African lands "shithole", still there is at least one Trump admirer, most surprisingly, in the leadership of one of these countries. People who are concerned with results rather than politics, optics and narratives usually don't.

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