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Army Commander Muhoozi Kainerugaba in Kigali

Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | Army commander Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba has arrived in Kigali for talks aimed at restoring relations between Uganda and Rwanda. Gen Kainerugaba, the  Commander of Land Forces of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) and Senior Presidential Adviser on Special Operations, flew into Kigali on …

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Ambassador Ayebare in Kigali with special message

Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Permanent Representative of Uganda to the United Nations Amb. Adonia Ayebare has made another trip to Kigali, as efforts to mend relations with Rwanda continued today. Nearly two years ago, the presidents of Rwanda Paul Kagame and Uganda Yoweri Museveni signed an agreement in Angola …

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Africa’s second plant breeding conference kicks off in Rwanda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Scientists, entrepreneurs, institutional leaders and students from Africa and beyond are meeting in Kigali, Rwanda and online for the second continental African Plant Breeders Association Conference (APBAConf2021). The week’s long conference is expected to end on Oct.29. Guided by the theme, “Accelerating Genetic Gains in …

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Ugandan in Rwanda one of five coronavirus cases

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP & THE INDEPENDENT |  Rwanda has confirmed four additional coronavirus cases, one of them being a 22-year-old Ugandan national who arrived in Kigali from London on March 15. That brings to five the number positive cases in Rwanda, as the virus hits several East African countries. …

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Rwanda bans big gatherings in capital amid coronavirus fears

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP | City authorities in Kigali have banned concerts, rallies and other mass gatherings in the capital as a preventive measure against coronavirus, despite Rwanda recording no confirmed cases of the illness. Coronavirus has only been reported in eight countries on the African continent, according to data from …

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Uganda and Rwanda move closer to opening border

Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanda and Uganda have agreed to resume collaboration among their security organs which had been stopped when the relations between the countries soured at the start of last year. This was part of the resolutions in the communique from the Ad hoc committee meeting between …

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Roadshow to help Rwandan businesses tap into AfCFTA

  Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced a roadshow in Kigali to show the Rwandan private sector how it can become a primary beneficiary of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) which will provide significant opportunities to access the largely untapped markets and …

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