Ugandan president stops to make roadside phone call. Twitter explodes

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The Ugandan president has become a meme sensation after being photographed making an important phone call while sitting on a portable chair at the side of the road.

Yoweri Museveni was on his way to a public engagement in the south west district of Isingiro when his motorcade ground to a halt, a padded foldout seat appeared and he relaxed into a 30 minute chat.

Or at least that’s what the photo posted on Facebook by his press secretary appeared to suggest.

It did not take long to reach the consciousness of Ugandans on Twitter (#UOT), who spent the next few hours frantically speculating about who could be on the receiving end of such an important call.
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The Guardian