Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy sent a text to his finance minister in the midst of negotiations on the terms of a bailout for Spain's banks. Urging him to hold out for a good deal, it said: "We're the number four power in Europe. Spain is not Uganda." The remark caused a storm of protest in Uganda and some ironic tweets pointing out Ugandan economic success. So how do the two countries compare?
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- These sentiments by the Spanish Prime Minister are purely racist and it's a shame to know that he's an irrational and inconsiderate in his deragatory statements and this is a reflection of what most western leaders look at us in Africa as savages, deplorable really.Jun 13, 2012
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- What a shameless comment!Jun 18, 2012