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COVID-19: Passengers stranded at Uganda-Rwanda border

Katuna, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eighty eight passengers who were crossing to Uganda from Rwanda are stranded at Katuna border after health officials failed to quarantine them. The passengers among them four Kenyans, one Eritrean and 83 Ugandans were confined at Uganda’s no man’s land on Sunday at around …

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Three Ugandans held while crossing back from Rwanda

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three Ugandan businessmen are being held in Rwanda. The three include Bosco Nkwasiibwe, a resident of Kamwezi sub-county in Rukiga district, Dauliano Orikurungi from Kabale district and Siliaco Orishaba from Rubanda district. Peninah Karungi, a wife to Nkwasiibwe told our reporter on Sunday that …

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PROTEST NOTE: New low in Uganda-Rwanda relations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has conveyed to Rwanda her serious concern regarding an incident of murder of her nationals that occurred on Rwandan territory last week. A protest note has been delivered to Rwanda’s High Commissioner to Uganda, Maj. Gen. Frank Mugambage, by Ambassador Patrick Mugoy, Permanent Secretary …

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No date yet for Rwanda-Uganda talks in Kampala

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The closure of the Rwanda-Uganda Gatuna border will continue for longer as the expected date for peace talks in Kampala about the issue passed quietly on October 16, 2019. In a meeting, which took place on September 16, 2019 in Kigali Rwanda, both …

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Tension as Uganda-Rwanda border remains closed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tension is still high among people living near the Uganda-Rwanda border because of the unresolved dispute between the two countries. It all started on February 27th, 2019, when Rwanda closed its borders with Uganda in Katuna and Chanika in Kabale and Kisoro districts respectively. …

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RWANDA: Uganda issues advisory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued an advisory, outlining alternative routes in Rwanda. The advisory focused on the business community and the movement of goods to and through Rwanda. According to the advisory issued on Thursday, traders transporting goods destined to Rwanda from Uganda …

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