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Uganda, Rwanda officials to meet today over border closure

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Delegates from Rwanda will meet their Kampala counterparts at Speak Resort Munyonyo today to deliberate on the re-opening of the border between both countries.  The Kampala meeting, which was supposed to be held in October and then pushed to November but was cancelled at last …

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Oulanyah discusses border conflict with Rwandan Speaker

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah and Rwanda’s Parliament Speaker Donatile Mukabalisa has urged MPs from both countries to intervene in the border conflict. Uganda and Rwanda have for the last months experienced tensions with the later closing the border in February amid …

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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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