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Photos of Ugandan President Sitting Roadside in a Foldout Chair Spawns Viral #M7Challenge

Ugandans had absolutely no chill.

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni apparently had an important phone call that just couldn’t wait as he left a World Population celebration in Isingiro district Tuesday.


His motorcade screeched to a stop in Kyeirumba village and out came a padded foldout chair placed on the side of the road. Museveni plopped down to chat for 30 minutes. Afterward he greeted residents who had gathered.

Museveni’s impromptu stop didn’t go unnoticed, especially after his press secretary shared photos on Facebook.

And Ugandans had absolutely no chill. Some speculated whether Museveni was trying to stop the release of his political rival Kizza Besigye from being released on bail.  They made memes and created the #M7Challenge, (a play on Museveni’s nickname), sharing photos imitating the 71-year-old leader.

Their reactions are too funny:

So. dead.

Music

Listen to Tems' New EP 'If Orange Was A Place'

The buzzing Nigerian is also announcing her signing to Since '93/RCA Records and her placement as Apple Music's Up Next artist.

Tems is striking while the iron's hot and sharing her new 5-song EP, If Orange Was A Place.

The new release comes a few days after she dropped its lead single, "Crazy Tings," an addictive and bounce-heavy track produced by Ghanaian beatmaker GuiltyBeatz.

If Orange Was A Place also features a single guest appearance from American singer Brent Faiyaz — who lends his vocals to "Found" — and production from Jonah Christian. It was mixed and mastered by Spax.

The new EP comes alongside the news that Tems has signed to Since '93/RCA Records and been announced as Apple Music's latest Up Next artist.

Tems has been a highly-buzzing name in the last month with her feature on Drake's Certified Lover Boy, in which she appears on the song "Fountains," and for the massive popularity of her single alongside Wizkid, "Essence," which recently got a Justin Bieber remix.

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