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Uganda Rwanda relations

The forgotten feud awakens? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Ten years after President Yoweri Museveni and his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame starred in high profile reconciliation, there seems no path to making peace again after two years of border closure. Instead, new tensions could flare up. In July, Rwanda …

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‘Rwanda’ a family again’

President Kagame sees hope, 25 years after genocide Kigali, Rwanda | AFP | President Paul Kagame said April 07 that Rwandans had become a family again; 25 years after more than 800,000 people were slaughtered in a genocide that shocked the world. Kagame lit a remembrance flame at the Kigali …

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First batch of RPF regional troops arrive in South Sudan

150 troops from Rwanda arrive in South Sudan for the regional protection force (RPF). Juba, South Sudan | AFP |  The head of South Sudan’s UN mission announced on Tuesday the long-awaited arrival of troops from a regional force meant to patrol roads and quell violence in the war-ravaged country. …

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Why Kagame won 99%

Why Kagame won 99%  | How Rwandans reacted to the west’s war against the symbol of their nation’s success Kigali, Rwanda | ANALYSIS | ANDREW M. MWENDA  |  Last week, Paul Kagame won presidential elections in Rwanda by 98.6%. Historically, such margins have only been won in countries like Saddam …

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