Uganda/Zimbabwe: Uganda, Zimbabwe Take 'Afcon War' to Twitter

Zimbabwe football fans (file photo).

Ahead of the second game of Group A match at the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt between Uganda and Zimbabwe, nationals from both countries have taken the war to social media. Uganda won its first game against DR Congo 2-0 while Zimbabwe lost 1-0 to hosts Egypt in the tournament opening game.

What seemingly started as a one woman war by Uganda's self declared queen of twar (twitter war) Evelyn_Nakayi (twitter handle) two days ago against Zimbabweans has now sucked in other twitterers from both countries.

Initially, a number of Ugandans asked Nakayi to apologise to Zimbabweans for the attacks on their country and nationals but many more soon joined the banter under the hastag #UGAZIM mocking the the looks and smiles of the countries' respective presidents, grammar of the twitterers, beauty queens from both countries, economy, corruption scandals.

Ugandans, explain why you put electric pole lines in the middle of the road 😑#UGAZIM

-- Roast Master🔥 🇿🇼 (@LasquarV) June 25, 2019

How the developed countries are looking at these 2 unknown poverty stricken countries are throwing tackles #UGAZIM

-- 🍁skankin sweet🍁 (@machxyo) June 25, 2019

Previously on "Zimbabwe has got talent" Season One Episode two


-- Pirate™ (@PirateMulwana) June 25, 2019

Don't laugh at me but, who is the current president of Zimbabwe? #UGAZIM

-- Ka Malaika💋💘💕👅 (@ugawoman01) June 25, 2019

One ATM withdraw Transaction in Zimbabwe#UGAZIM

-- *I.V.A.N*🇺🇬 (*THE VIOLIST*) (@Fynst_stalker) June 25, 2019

Does Zimbabwe have twelebs?

I want to follow them, see how they roll 😂#UGAZIM

-- Ka Malaika💋💘💕👅 (@ugawoman01) June 25, 2019

#UgandaSocialMedia #UgandaCranes #UGAZIM @Evelyn_Nakayi

-- Tafadzwa Chihuri (@Teechihuri) June 25, 2019

But why don't we just attack and colonize Zimbabwe we can send @masindeonyango to be president ....coz beating them tomorrow ain't enough #UGAZIM #AFCON2019 #Zimbabwe #UgandaCranes

-- patriot (@Mahadbarya) June 25, 2019

The only two people that can save Zimbabwe in this Twar #UGAZIM

-- 😎SallyIan🇺🇬 (@SallyIan5) June 25, 2019

I doubt zimbabwe can't be having a cafe javas🤣🤣🤣🤣 #UGAZIM

-- 🇺🇬 Un sullied 🇺🇬 (@tr_vah) June 25, 2019

I cheer for the #Warriors 🇿🇼 in the #TotalAFCON2019 against Uganda 🇺🇬! Go Zimbabwe! #UGAZIM #FootballTogether

-- witness nyoma (@WitnessNyoma) June 25, 2019

Kid: Mum I want ball gums😂

Mum: Over to you son👇🏽👇🏽 #UGAZIM

-- KAMUKAMA JAMES (@kakzaman) June 25, 2019

Don't laugh at me but, who is the current president of Zimbabwe? #UGAZIM

-- Ka Malaika💋💘💕👅 (@ugawoman01) June 25, 2019

Dear Zimbabweans, why do you all EAT chicken feet? #UGAZIM

-- Joshua Bahabwa🇺🇬 (@JBahabwa) June 25, 2019

Zimbabwe police alone failed out on uniforms😂 #UGAZIM

-- Methia.L.Nabawanda🇺🇬 (@Her_Majesty4) June 25, 2019

I cheer for the #Warriors 🇿🇼 in the #TotalAFCON2019 against Uganda 🇺🇬! Go Zimbabwe! #UGAZIM #FootballTogether

-- KingOfMarch4th (@the_twimbo) June 25, 2019

This is what is happening at the training camp of the Zimbabwe 🇿🇼 team #UGAZIM

-- GENO ERIC (@genoeric1) June 25, 2019

I found a Ugandan movie. Ya'll not ready for this 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 #UGAZIM #Zimbabwe #UGvZW #Twimbos

-- Tafadzwa Ndiani? (@tafadzwandiani) June 25, 2019

All Zimbabweans are here focusing on this little @Evelyn_Nakayi gal instead of going to the gardens. I see u starving in the long run. #UGAZIM

-- Obed Byamukama🇺🇬 (@obedbyamukama1) June 25, 2019

Zimbabweans 🇿🇼

Planning on how to win this Twar #UGAZIM

-- Mr_NiCe4wAt😎🇺🇬🎶😜 (@MwasaJonathan) June 25, 2019

Mark this tweet

If Zimbabwe beats Uganda tomorrow, am stripping naked on these streets


-- parabellum3🇺🇬 (@BenonPaul3) June 25, 2019

After eating bread for weeks and you expect to beat Uganda Cranes #UGAZIM

-- GENO ERIC (@genoeric1) June 25, 2019


"Uganda's taste level is Zimbabwe's waist level"

Hashtag "Tweeting like Evelyn" @evelyn_nakayi

-- Zimbo Charts (@ZimboCharts) June 25, 2019

Ohhhh look

"KFC back in Zimbabwe" 😂😂😂#UGAZIM

-- Mr. (@blessingmugisha) June 25, 2019

Ohhhh look

"KFC back in Zimbabwe" 😂😂😂#UGAZIM

-- Mr. (@blessingmugisha) June 25, 2019

When you try explaining to a Zimbabwean that there is food other than Bread and Chicken feet#UGAZIM

-- Fer Rouq (@SocialOutcast47) June 25, 2019

Assuming iPhones exist in Zimbabwe, how many notes of this would one need to buy an iPhone in Zimbabwe?#UGAZIM

-- Anitah-Natukunda™ (@IamAnitah1) June 25, 2019

Hahahaha indeed if we don't beat Zimbabwe then there will be something wrong with us.

Here people are printing 90billions yet just 🍞 is making news in Zimbabwe#UGAZIM

-- YOUNG MUTOORO (@IsaacNsimenta) June 25, 2019

Zimbabwe team bus 😂😂 #UGAZIM

-- Faisal (@PyeparFaisal) June 25, 2019

Then people will say we just hate Zimbabwe 😂😂😂😂😂#UGAZIM

-- Richie™🇺🇬 (@ndagijerichie) June 25, 2019

Small Small Ugandan girl says something and the whole Zimbabwe cries 😂😂😂

Now imagine it was a fat girl like me. 😌#UGAZIM

-- Ka Malaika💋💘💕👅 (@ugawoman01) June 25, 2019


-- UG'z🇺🇬🦉 OVO 🦉 (@iamabdulbasty) June 25, 2019


Miss #UGA. Vs. Miss #ZIMBABWE

-- ThatTallGuy(NextDoor) 🇺🇬 🇿🇦 (@Ba4shh) June 25, 2019

Ugandan girls they are so slow, especially Evelyn from Umbokolo village. I said Evelyn give me a list of buildings you know , she said Uganda Revenue Authority Tower, The Pearl of Africa Hotel Kampala and Blair Toilet #UGAZIM

-- givell kapuyanyika (@givellA_) June 25, 2019

My friend in Zimbabwe took a pic going to pay for DSTV subscription. He doesn't want to miss tomorrow's game. #UGAZIM

-- GODFATHER👴🇺🇬 (@WINYItitus1) June 25, 2019

Blankets & Wine Zimbabwe #UGAZIM

-- Faisal (@PyeparFaisal) June 25, 2019

Somebody tell Uganda the ugliest person in Zim is the Uganda ambassador to Zim 😅😅#UGAZIM #AFCON2019

-- Tino$ 🇿🇼 (@TinotendaMachi6) June 25, 2019

Zimbabwe's previous president


Zimbabwe's current president #UGAZIM

Something is wrong with this country's leaders 😂😂😂

-- Faisal (@PyeparFaisal) June 25, 2019

This escalated so fast 😂 #UGAZIM

-- AuBRy♨ 🇺🇬 (@aubry256) June 25, 2019

Zimbabweans does your country gat national motto? If yes what is it? #UGAZIM

-- HAM (@Hammusuuza) June 25, 2019

Zimbabwe is such a beautiful country. It's just a shame that the Zimbabweans live there.😓 #UGAZIM

-- Logical Riddler (@KamugishaDaniel) June 25, 2019

#UGAZIM can he yiven smile like Mzee??

-- Ugachild01 (@ugachild01) June 25, 2019

Let us show them how football is played,go warriors go .I cheer for the #Warriors 🇿🇼 in the #TotalAFCON2019 against Uganda 🇺🇬! Go Zimbabwe! #UGAZIM #FootballTogether

-- Oscar Musonza (@OscarMusonza1) June 25, 2019

Get your facts straight before you tweet about Zimbabwe #UGAZIM #evelynn

-- Simpliz (@Simpliz_) June 25, 2019

#UGAZIM guys fear not ,this is Uganda's most beautiful chick...Even our boys look better than her😂😂

-- Prophet #RTGS Dollar🍼 (@Priviledgeangel) June 25, 2019

#UGANDAvsZIMBABWE is the dumbest beef I've ever seen on social media. Ugandans are not even attacking with facts. Zimbabweans are not replying them? I don't believe Ugandans are this dumb! #UGAZIM

-- Vincent Wanjala 🇺🇬 (@vincentmindless) June 25, 2019

When zimbabweans open this app for a few seconds #UGAZIM

-- the Bibah🇺🇬 (@TheBibah) June 25, 2019

#Zimbabwe ladies kissing.#UGAZIM #Zimbabwe #ZimOT

-- An Dre 🇺🇬🇺🇸 (@1Kingofthefall) June 25, 2019

If you're gonna be serving clapbacks and you're representing a country make sure you don't embarrass the whole nation with small things such as grammatical errors please! #UGAZIM

-- -|- chenai -|-🌼 (@miss_chelo) June 25, 2019

The Ugandan flag looks like it's about to perform some rituals with every chicken that is breathing right now😑#UGAZIM

-- Roast Master🔥 🇿🇼 (@LasquarV) June 25, 2019

And Zimbabwe you dont want us bringing this lady..#UGAZIM #NakayiTakesOnZimbabwe

-- An Dre 🇺🇬🇺🇸 (@1Kingofthefall) June 25, 2019

This Twar must end tomorrow with the Zimbabweans on the losing side#UGAZIM

-- OMOIT PAUL (@paul_omoit) June 25, 2019

You guys live with your ancestors #UGAZIM

-- Logical Riddler (@KamugishaDaniel) June 25, 2019

#UGAZIM #UgandaCranesVsZimbabwe

-- PfUu (@iampfungwa) June 25, 2019

Let's bag those 3 points tomorrow and meet competitive teams not participants .✊🏿 #UGAZIM #KroenkeOut

-- GENO ERIC (@genoeric1) June 25, 2019

Well this is your point of view and i also have mine and mine is...Move on and concerning the last statement, key word is OLD*

Have a lovely afternoon.

-- Queen Evelyn Uganda 🇺🇬 (@Evelyn_Nakayi) June 25, 2019

Hey Eve welcome to #MACinterviews babe @Evelyn_Nakayi

Tell us how you feeling being the individual who jus made the #UGAZIM match more interesting..the girl who shook a whole country😂😂

-- #MACinterviews (@MarlvernAddy) June 25, 2019

How Ugandans are smiling at Zimbabweans. This will be the most watched game by the two countries. #UgandaCranesVsZimbabwe

-- King Of East Africa 🇰🇪🇺🇬🇹🇿🇷🇼 (@Ugaman01) June 25, 2019


-- Queen Evelyn Uganda 🇺🇬 (@Evelyn_Nakayi) June 25, 2019

All Zimbabweans probably camped in one building, tapping WiFi to fight @Evelyn_Nakayi 😂. Is this what Mugabe left for?

-- Faisal (@PyeparFaisal) June 25, 2019

Dear Evelyn.

Zimbabwe is beautiful. Besides our energy on Twitter, we also have beautiful sites. We invite you to come and see the beauty of Zimbabwe.

If time and distance allowed, you would have joined us on our Domboshava tour on Saturday.



-- Pamushana Africa Transport (@pamafrigroup) June 25, 2019

@Evelyn_Nakayi is trying to get more twitter followers and attacking Zimbabweans seemed the right thing to do for her. Well let's watch how her strategy works for her. @Evelyn_Nakayi Vs #Zimbabwe

-- Anita Atuhaire 👰🇺🇬 (@lilciara6) June 25, 2019

People of Zimbabwe no how to displine people. Naye @Evelyn_Nakayi Bamuvuumye

-- Cold Sweat🇺🇬 (@Jodaxjoseph) June 25, 2019

I'm officially the QUEEN OF TWARS it's been too basic all those years. Have changed the game and Zimbabweans will kneel down for me and soon I'm paying you a visit need to see Uncle Bob.🥰

-- Queen Evelyn Uganda 🇺🇬 (@Evelyn_Nakayi) June 25, 2019

So Zimbabweans really believe they can beat Uganda 🇺🇬? #AFCON2019

-- King Of East Africa 🇰🇪🇺🇬🇹🇿🇷🇼 (@Ugaman01) June 25, 2019

Even if Mufti Menk himself plays for zimbabwe tomorrow, there is no way they can beat us 😂😂😂

-- Faisal (@PyeparFaisal) June 25, 2019

Thank You for knowing then act accordingly.

-- Queen Evelyn Uganda 🇺🇬 (@Evelyn_Nakayi) June 24, 2019

Yes Zimbabweans are coming out after me replying to Nandira's tweet that they don't even know what Twitter is. Yes Yes keep the energy flowing and don't forget to follow me.🥰🥰🥰 much loves sisters and brothers. ❤❤

-- Evelyn🇺🇬 (@Evelyn_Nakayi) June 24, 2019

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