Uganda's President says he loves Donald Trump because he's frank about Africa

CNN | 1/24/2018 | Staff
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(CNN)President Donald Trump has a big fan in Uganda: President Yoweri Museveni.

Less than two weeks after Trump allegedly used a vulgar term to describe nations in the continent, the Ugandan President is applauding him, saying he "talks to Africans frankly."

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According to sources at an immigration meeting between Trump and lawmakers this month, the President referred to African nations and Haiti as "shithole countries." He later denied making the comments.

Trump's remarks sparked a diplomatic uproar, with the African Union demanding a retraction and an apology. But Museveni is of a different opinion, describing Trump as honest and saying African nations only have themselves to blame for lagging behind.

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"Donald Trump speaks to Africans frankly. Africans need to solve their problems," Museveni tweeted Tuesday.

"You can't survive if you are weak. It is the Africans' fault that they are weak. We are 12 times the size of India, but why are we not strong?"


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