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Macron under fire for skipping Rwandan genocide commemorations

Paris, France | AFP | When a smattering of leaders gather this weekend in Kigali to mark the 25th anniversary of Rwanda’s genocide there will be one conspicuous absence: French President Emmanuel Macron. Several African leaders and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel are expected at events commemorating the 1994 massacre of …

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Tension as Uganda-Rwanda border remains closed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tension is still high among people living near the Uganda-Rwanda border because of the unresolved dispute between the two countries. It all started on February 27th, 2019, when Rwanda closed its borders with Uganda in Katuna and Chanika in Kabale and Kisoro districts respectively. …

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Peoples government to open diplomatic communication with Rwanda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The opposition peoples’ government led by Dr. Kizza Besigye has announced that they will open diplomatic communication with the Rwanda government. The move, they say is aimed at calming simmering diplomatic tensions between Uganda and Rwanda. Two weeks ago Rwanda closed its Gatuna boarder …

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Kagame accuses Uganda of hosting dissidents

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has once again accused Uganda of hosting and aiding dissidents plotting to destabilize his country. According to Kagame, Uganda has refused to take action against dissidents, even when presented with concrete evidence. This problem, he said has been snowballing for the …

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KAGAME: Today, Rwanda defines no one as an enemy

Kigali, Rwanda | FRIDAY |  Paul Kagame was sworn-in Friday as President of the Republic of Rwanda during a ceremony that was attended by over 20 heads of state and Government and friends of Rwanda from all corners of the word. This follows the recent Presidential elections that saw President Kagame win overwhelming …

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LIVE: Inauguration ceremony of Rwanda President Kagame

LIVE: Inauguration ceremony of Rwanda President Kagame Kigali, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanda’s President-elect Paul Kagame will be sworn in for another seven-year term in office today at a ceremony that will be attended by Ugandan and Kenyan leaders Yoweri Museveni and Uhuru Kenyatta. The ceremony will take place …

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