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Ugandan arrested in Rwanda for aiding smugglers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 22-year-old Ugandan has been arrested by Rwandan security operatives for aiding smugglers. Edward Kabagambe, a resident of Mayengo village in Kiniogo ward, Katuna town council was arrested on Friday night at around 9:00 pm in Mukatokye village, Gicumbi district in Rwanda. Elly Maate, …

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Ugandan kidnapped at Rwanda border, UPDF demands his return

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Ugandan has been kidnapped by gunmen dressed in Rwandan army uniform in Kabale border district, witnesses have said. Levy Byomuhangi, a resident of Rugarama village in Nyinamuronzi ward, Katuna was kidnapped by gunmen dressed in Rwandan army uniform at Mushenyi village, Karuhanga parish, …

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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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