In just under two hours, our world comes to a standstill. If you are Ugandan, find a television or radio and be tuned in by 2:30pm. Witness history as
@joshuacheptege1 & Jacob Kiplimo chase after history in the 10000m final. We are behind you, go make us proud! #TokyoOlympicspic.twitter.com/fR45ymPgLe
In 1991, singer-songwriter
#PamReynolds was in Virginia Beach promoting an album when she very suddenly forgot how to talk; she had an aneurysm at the base of her brain. Her surgeon decided that the only way to operate on the aneurysm was to put her at a cardiac standstill. pic.twitter.com/CFa1SBfxOw
China says standstill in U.S.-China relations due to U.S. treating China as "imaginary enemy" -state TV https://www.reuters.com/world/china/china-says-standstill-us-china-relations-due-us-treating-china-imaginary-enemy-2021-07-26/ …pic.twitter.com/c6n8uOUZnL
Presidential addresses psychologically keep Ugandans tuned to the person occupying the seat. It's a political strategy. There are countries which issue press statements & they're enough. But here, everything must come to a standstill for a few hours to give the man airtime.
Good thing international supply lines weren't already almost at a standstill… https://twitter.com/inteldoge/status/1421133520894930945 …