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Winnie Byanyima’s diplomacy

How Besigye’s wife negotiated a deal between Museveni and Kagame Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Dec. 03 2019, Winnie Byanyima, the executive director of the United Nations Aids (UNAIDS) programme, was at the airport in Kigali, Rwanda, when she received a telephone call. She was told President Paul …

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LIVE: 4th Quadripartite Katuna communique

Katuna, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Presidents Yoweri Museveni, Paul Kagame of Rwanda, João Lourenço of Angola and Felix Tshisekedi of DRC will shortly brief the media about resolutions of the 4th Quadripartite Heads of State Summit. The meeting was part of the resolutions of the third Quadripartite summit held …

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Angola President arrives for Museveni-Kagame meeting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Chief mediator, Angola President Joao LourenCo, has arrived in Kigali ahead of the Quadripartite Summit between Rwanda, Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda which will take place today at the Katuna – Gatuna border. The leaders are expected to meet as part of …

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Uganda releases 13 more Rwandans

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has released 13 more Rwandan nationals detained on crimes related to threatening national security. This brings to 22, the number of Rwandan nationals released by Uganda and immediately deported to their country. The Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa,, says the release of the Rwandan …

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All being set for Museveni, Kagame meeting at Katuna border

Kabale, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  If road repairs at the border are any sign, the scheduled meeting between President Yoweri Museveni and Rwanda President Paul Kagame looks set to go ahead as planned February 21. Uganda Radio Network observed preparations at the border, with Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) working on …

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Uganda and Rwanda strike prisoner swap deal

Luanda, Angola | AFP | Neighbouring Rwanda and Uganda agreed a deal on Sunday to swap prisoners to help ease tensions following mutual accusations of spying and political meddling. In the deal signed on Sunday by Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame and Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni in the Angolan capital Luanda, the …

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KAGAME: Rwanda not yet ready to reciprocate Ugandan gesture

Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Paul Kagame has said Rwanda will only ‘open the border’ after Uganda stops alleged detention of their citizens and support of dissident groups. Kagame said the recent high profile release by Uganda of nine Rwandans held over various charges in Kampala, was not …

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