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Museveni to address EALA as sittings kick-off in Uganda

Museveni to address EALA as sittings kick-off in Uganda

"America has got one of the best presidents ever", Museveni said in a speech to parliament, becoming a rare voice of praise on a continent that has otherwise reacted with outrage to the US leader's alleged comments.

In a later tweet, Museveni reiterated his message, arguing that "Africans need to solve their problems".

"Donald Trump speaks to Africans frankly".

African leaders labelled Mr Trump a racist earlier this month after he allegedly described some immigrants as coming from "sh*thole countries" during an immigration meeting, with sources saying he'd questioned why the United States would want to let them into the country.

"I love Trump because he tells Africans frankly". He talks to Africans frankly.

"America has got one of the best presidents ever". I don't know whether he's misquoted or whatever. He added that Africans need to solve their problems and need to be strong saying that in the world, one can not survive when weak.

"Africa is 12 times the size of India with a lot of resources and with a growing population. Mr. Trump. I love Trump", Museveni said in video posted by local media Tuesday.

Unlike Museveni, some African presidents have condemned the alleged vulgar remark. Nana Akufo-Addo, president of Ghana, suggested that he could not "accept such insults, even from a leader of a friendly country, no matter how powerful", while Macky Sall, president of Senegal, said that he was "shocked" by the comments and that "Africa and the black race deserve the respect and consideration of all".

Meanwhile, President of Uganda who is the chairman of the Summit of EAC Heads of State, Yoweri Museveni, was scheduled to deliver the State of EAC address on Tuesday Uganda Parliament Chambers.

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