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Uganda removes president's son from army role after Kenya invasion tweets

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President Yoweri Museveni has removed his son, Muhoozi Kainerugaba, as commander of Uganda's land forces, the military said on Tuesday, after Kainerugaba repeatedly threatened on Twitter to invade neighbouring Kenya. Kainerugaba, widely regarded as the de facto head of the military and his father's chosen successor, later said the comments were made in jest.
2 months ago·Kampala, Uganda

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