Burundi president Pierre Nkurunziza has congratulated President Yoweri Museveni upon his re-election.
Museveni beat his closes rivals Kizza Besigye and Amama Mbabazi to clinch a fifth term with 60%.
The first regional leader to congratulate Museveni was Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta.
Kenyans are up in arms on social media insulting their own for daring congratulate someone who “rigged elections”.
Burundi president who recently gave himself a third term has also added his voice to that of Kenyatta.
“I wish to hereby convey my warmest congratulations to Yoweri Museveni’s well-deserved re-election,” Nkurunziza said in a tweet.
“May God bless Uganda and Burundi.”