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LIVE: Uganda-Rwanda talks start in Kigali

  Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa, Minister of Internal Affairs Maj. Gen J.J Odongo and Attorney General William Byaruhanga are in Kigali for the start of talks to end the diplomatic row between Uganda and Rwanda. The talks started this morning. The talks follow a pact signed …

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Sam Kutesa to lead Ugandan delegation to Rwanda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa will lead Uganda’s delegation to the first meeting with Rwanda as per the recent Luanda memorandum of understanding aimed at resolving ongoing disputes between the two nations that has led Kigali to closing the border. According to a …

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Kutesa issues statement on Rwanda-Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa has said Uganda has no reason to host elements hostile to Kigali or arrest and torture their citizens as alleged. In the first official statement since last week’s close the border at Katuna to trucks, Kutesa dismissed as …

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MPs ask Kutesa to address exploitation of Ugandan workers abroad

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have asked the Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa to put in place measures to protect Uganda workers from exploitation abroad. Kutesa together with other officials from the foreign affairs ministry appeared before the Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament over the 2019/2020 …

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Kutesa: I am not under any travel ban

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa says he is not under any travel ban despite reports that his name was mentioned in a UN bribery case. Kutesa was responding to a concern raised by Kawempe North Member of Parliament Latif Ssebaggala during a meeting with …

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Uganda urges AMISOM to jealously guard Somalia gains

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa has warned the Troop Contributing Countries (TCCs) to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to “avoid turning our gains into vain.” He called upon the TCCs and other international partners to “establish predictable and sustainable solutions …

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