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Minister Mateke rubbishes links to Rwandan attackers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Philemon Mateke, the State Minister for regional affairs has described as rubbish a claim by Rwanda that he was in contact with an armed group that launched an attack inside Rwanda on October 3, 2019. The claim was tabled last Friday in the Kampala …

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Anticlimactic end to round 2 of Uganda-Rwanda talks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & AFP | With no communique shared with journalists, the second meeting to discuss the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding signed in Angola between Uganda and Rwanda in August concluded quietly in Kampala on Friday. Uganda’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa and Rwanda’s Minister of State …

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Uganda-Rwanda talks back on track

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & AFP |  Rwanda’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Olivier Nduhungirehe will lead a high level delegation to Uganda today for a second meeting to discuss the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding signed in Angola in August. This second meeting that aims at easing …

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Rwanda scraps tax on sanitary pads to aid poor girls

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP | Rwanda announced Wednesday it was scrapping an 18 percent value added tax on sanitary pads to make them cheaper for girls who are often forced to skip school during their periods. The country becomes the latest to drop the controversial tax which has increasingly infuriated women …

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Rwanda begins vaccinating against Ebola

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP |  Rwanda on Sunday started a voluntary Ebola vaccination programme at its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly virus from its neighbour. All countries in high-risk areas, even if not hit by Ebola, had been …

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Who’s buying biggest guns?

Latest in Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Burundi firepower | THE INDEPENDENT | Countries in the East African region continue to spend more on strengthening their armed forces, according to latest data. Although Kenya and Tanzania are the biggest spenders because of their relatively big budgets, most attention is on Uganda, Rwanda, …

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Illegal Entry: 32 Rwandans deported

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Up to 35 people, among them 32 Rwandan and three nationals of the Democratic Republic of Congo have been deported this afternoon. Those deported were arrested earlier in a joint security operation involving the army and Police in the areas of Russia, MuLine and …

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Rwanda deports five, accuses them of illegal entry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five Ugandans who were being detained in Rwanda have been deported. They are Gilbert Beingana, Amos Tibesiga and Nicholas Tumwesigye, all residents of Kabale district. Others include are Ivan Nirinyiyimana and Beatha Nyiramuco, from Kisoro district. The five were arrested last week for illegal …

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