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Rwanda calls off second border closure meeting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The second meeting between Uganda and Rwanda to address border closure issue has been called off.  According to the Uganda government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo, the meeting was called off at the request of Kigali.  He said via his twitter handle that “the media is hereby …

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PROTEST NOTE: New low in Uganda-Rwanda relations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has conveyed to Rwanda her serious concern regarding an incident of murder of her nationals that occurred on Rwandan territory last week. A protest note has been delivered to Rwanda’s High Commissioner to Uganda, Maj. Gen. Frank Mugambage, by Ambassador Patrick Mugoy, Permanent Secretary …

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AfroChampions Initiative presents $1trn AfCFTA investment framework

The AfroChampions Initiative held its second conference on sustainable green growth and industrialisation in Kigali, Rwanda. Kigali, Rwanda | TOM COLLINS | The AfroChampions Initiative, a set of public-private partnerships designed to leverage resources and funds to create more multinational corporate champions in Africa, has proposed a $1trn investment framework …

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No date yet for Rwanda-Uganda talks in Kampala

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The closure of the Rwanda-Uganda Gatuna border will continue for longer as the expected date for peace talks in Kampala about the issue passed quietly on October 16, 2019. In a meeting, which took place on September 16, 2019 in Kigali Rwanda, both …

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KAGAME: Rwandans are actually very happy

New York, US | THE INDEPENDENT | President Paul Kagame has held a meeting in New York with his Presidential Advisory Council (PAC), and hailed them for sticking with the country in its struggles to get back on its feet fully. “I sincerely want to thank all of you for staying …

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Obasanjo hails Museveni for showing initiative in Rwanda row

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Nigeria President Olusegun Obasanjo has praised President Yoweri Museveni for taking steps to remove hurdles that had created a row with Rwanda. Obasanjo said that he was in the country earlier in the year and talked to Museveni about ways to resolving …

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Rwanda Police warns over corporal punishment in schools

Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanda Police has cautioned teachers against administering corporal punishments to students in form of disciplining, saying that such acts amounts to “criminal actions.” The warning follows separate cases where teachers have been arrested for severely beating and injuring pupils. Among those arrested is a teacher …

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