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Trevor Noah Asks Ugandans: "Trump Or Dictator Museveni?"

Watch Trevor Noah weigh in on the Ugandan presidential election in a brilliant segment on 'The Daily Show.'

Trevor Noah weighed in on last week's Ugandan presidential election Monday night on The Daily Show.

As crazy as this election cycle has been in America, Noah insists it could be worse. “And it is worse, in Uganda," he says.

On Saturday, Uganda's incumbent president, Yoweri Museveni, was declared the winner of the country's troubled presidential election. He's already one of Africa's longest-serving presidents. With this win, he'll add five more years on top of the three decades he's served.

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“To break it down, this guy has been in power since 1986," Noah said. “In the Ugandan version of Back to the Future, whenever Doc Brown asks Marty who the president is, Marty says, 'It's the same guy'."

In January, Ugandans took to Twitter to note just how much has changed since 1986–everything, of course, with the exception of their president. We can't help but think The Daily Show writers must have caught wind of the #1986Pictures tweets–all the more likely when you consider one of Noah's staff writers is the Ugandan comic Joseph Opio, who rose to notoriety as the host of the political satire talk show LOLUganda.

A few months back, Noah called Trump the “perfect African president." But what would happen if Trump was up against an actual African dictator? The Daily Show enlisted their friends in Kampala to ask Ugandans on the street which of the two “power-hungry maniacs" would get their vote: “Trump or dictator Museveni"?

The results of course were mixed. Some picked Trump for pure entertainment value. Others said they don't think Ugandans would put up with Trump's hair. One man noted he has an uncle who's like Trump. “He's a man who is a loose cannon." And as one person put it, “That would be like asking a Muslim if they would have bacon or ham."

Watch the full segment below.

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Sarkodie Is Not Feeling Any Pressure

The elite Ghanaian rapper affirms his king status with this seventh studio album, No Pressure.

Sarkodie is one of the most successful African rappers of all time. With over ten years of industry presence under his belt, there's no question about his prowess or skin in the game. Not only is he a pioneer of African hip-hop, he's also the most decorated African rapper, having received over 100 awards from close to 200 nominations over the span of his career.

What else does Sarkodie have to prove? For someone who has reached and stayed at the pinnacle of hip-hop for more than a decade, he's done it all. But despite that, he's still embracing new growth. One can tell just by listening to his latest album, No Pressure, Sarkodie's seventh studio album, and the follow-up to 2019's Black Love which brought us some of the Ghanaian star's best music so far. King Sark may be as big as it gets, but the scope of his music is still evolving.

Sonically, No Pressure is predominantly hip-hop, with the first ten tracks offering different blends of rap topped off with a handful of afrobeats and, finally, being crowned at the end with a gospel hip-hop cut featuring Ghanaian singer MOG. As far as the features go, Sark is known for collaborating mostly with his African peers but this time around he branches out further to feature a number of guests from around the world. Wale, Vic Mensa, and Giggs, the crème de la crème of rap in America and the UK respectively all make appearances, as well as Nigeria's Oxlade, South Africa's Cassper Nyovest, and his fellow Ghanaian artists Darkovibes and Kwesi Arthur.

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