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Koreans arriving on Rwanda Air turned back

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Aviation Authority-CAA on Friday blocked 10 South Korean nationals from entering the country. According to Vianney Luggya, the CAA spokesperson, RwandaAir had jetted in over 10 South Koreans and other nationals. He said that since South Korea is among the countries …

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Ugandan in Rwanda one of five coronavirus cases

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP & THE INDEPENDENT |  Rwanda has confirmed four additional coronavirus cases, one of them being a 22-year-old Ugandan national who arrived in Kigali from London on March 15. That brings to five the number positive cases in Rwanda, as the virus hits several East African countries. …

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Winnie Byanyima’s diplomacy

How Besigye’s wife negotiated a deal between Museveni and Kagame Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Dec. 03 2019, Winnie Byanyima, the executive director of the United Nations Aids (UNAIDS) programme, was at the airport in Kigali, Rwanda, when she received a telephone call. She was told President Paul …

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Rwanda confirms first coronavirus case

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP |  Rwanda on Saturday confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus — an Indian citizen who arrived last week from Mumbai, the health ministry said. “He is currently under treatment in stable condition, isolated from other patients. The tracing of all contacts has been conducted …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Winnie Byanyima’s diplomacy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Winnie Byanyima’s Rwanda diplomacy: How Besigye’s wife negotiated a deal between Museveni and Kagame THE WEEK Attack in the north: UPDF barracks in Zombo attacked THE LAST WORD Besigye as Museveni’s ally: How Uganda’s …

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Three Ugandans held while crossing back from Rwanda

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three Ugandan businessmen are being held in Rwanda. The three include Bosco Nkwasiibwe, a resident of Kamwezi sub-county in Rukiga district, Dauliano Orikurungi from Kabale district and Siliaco Orishaba from Rubanda district. Peninah Karungi, a wife to Nkwasiibwe told our reporter on Sunday that …

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LIVE: 4th Quadripartite Katuna communique

Katuna, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Presidents Yoweri Museveni, Paul Kagame of Rwanda, João Lourenço of Angola and Felix Tshisekedi of DRC will shortly brief the media about resolutions of the 4th Quadripartite Heads of State Summit. The meeting was part of the resolutions of the third Quadripartite summit held …

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