Yoweri Museveni
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President Museveni’s bananas not yet ready

What you need to know:

  • Many young Ugandans refer to the president by the nickname “Sevo”, and he fondly calls them Bazukulu (meaning grandchildren in the Luganda language).
  • But the family man does not see himself as a typical ageing patriarch, reclining in his favourite chair with his children and grandchildren fussing around.

Ugandans under the age of 35 — and that is more than three-quarters of the population — have only known one president.

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