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114 Ugandans reject offer for repatriation from Rwanda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 114 Ugandans who were listed to be repatriated from Rwanda during the last batch of the exercise turned down the offer. The government a week ago started repatriating Ugandans who got stuck in Rwanda after the closure of borders which was declared in March …

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Second batch of Ugandans previously stranded in Rwanda repatriated

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The second batch of 94 Ugandans who have been stuck in Rwanda due to the imposed lockdown where yesterday evening repatriated. The affected Ugandans have been stuck in Rwanda due to COVID-19 after President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni announced a nationwide lockdown of Uganda’s borders …

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PSG to set up academy in Rwanda

Kigali, Rwanda | XINHUA | Paris Saint-Germain is set to open up a soccer academy in Rwanda in October, the Rwandan Ministry of Sports announced here on Friday. The football academy is scheduled to be located in Huye district, southern province, said Rwandan Minister of Sports Aurore Mimosa Munyangaju at …

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100 Ugandans repatriated from Rwanda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The first batch of 100 Ugandans who were stuck in Rwanda because of Covid-19 pandemic restrictions returned to Uganda on Tuesday. The group was flagged off by the Charge d’Affairs of the Ugandans Embassy in Rwanda’s capital Kigali, Ms Anne Katusiime. They travelled in …

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Cost of COVID-19 tests

How cheaper pooled testing increase access in Ghana, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | The COVID-19 pandemic tends to conceal other important health issues. One of these is the global target for reducing HIV infections and increasing access to treatment. Progress is well under way. In 2019, 67% of those living …

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MUSEVENI: I am a Musiita, not a Munyarwanda

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has responded to social media posts alleging he is a Munyarwanda, saying not only is it not true, but those peddling the lies undermine the NRM’s Pan-African vision. In his missive, a response to comments to his online postings last …

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Ugandan arrested in Rwanda for aiding smugglers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 22-year-old Ugandan has been arrested by Rwandan security operatives for aiding smugglers. Edward Kabagambe, a resident of Mayengo village in Kiniogo ward, Katuna town council was arrested on Friday night at around 9:00 pm in Mukatokye village, Gicumbi district in Rwanda. Elly Maate, …

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Rwanda targets Chinese coffee consumers

  Kigali, Rwanda | XINHUA |  Rwanda’s investment authority said Friday that it expects to raise more awareness of Rwandan coffee among Chinese consumers as coffee export to China is on the rise. The rise is being achieved through online sales with popular celebrities as livestreaming hosts on Chinese social …

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Rwanda to replace all its passports with East Africa e-passports

Kigali, Rwanda | XINHUA | Rwanda’s immigration department on Thursday announced it will replace all passports with the East Africa e-passports after June 27, 2019. “All passports issued before June 27, 2019, will be phased out, and replaced by the Rwanda East African electronic passport after June 27, 2021,” the …

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