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URA lost UGX14Bn due to Katuna border closure

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority-URA lost over fourteen billion shillings in revenue collections owing to the three-year closure of the Uganda-Rwanda border post of Katuna. Rwanda on Monday this week fully reopened its land borders with Uganda. The Rwandan authorities had partially reopened the border on January …

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Katuna border: URA urges Ugandan traders to comply with Rwandan rules

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority-URA has strongly advised traders operating along the Uganda-Rwanda border to comply with Rwandan government rules. The warning comes at a time when Rwanda has fully re-opened its land borders with Uganda. The Rwandan authorities partially reopened the border on January 31st, 2022 …

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MPs demand clarity on re-opening of Katuna border

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have asked government to provide clarity on the terms of re-opening of the Katuna border post between Uganda and Rwanda saying Ugandans have been left confused and stranded. MPs said there are reports of restrictions at Katuna after the re-opening. “The communication …

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UPDF impersonator arrested for kidnap, armed robbery

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  A suspected Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF impersonator is in trouble for aggravated robbery and kidnap in Rukungiri district. The suspect is 31-year-old Barham Twebaze, a resident of Ruku village in Kagunga Sub County in Rukungiri district. Twebaze is accused together with three others of kidnapping …

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Rage as Rwanda closes Gatuna border again

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is uproar among the business community in Katuna border town in Kabale following the decision by Rwanda to close its border about two weeks after reopening it. On June 10, 2019, Rwanda Revenue Authority-RRA announced it was reopening the border to help carry out …

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