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Rwanda, Uganda agree to refrain from destabilization

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanda and Uganda have agreed to refrain from engaging factors that may create the perception influencing a regime change in each other’s country and also exchange prisoners. This was resolved in the Luanda Head of States meeting set up to resolve the tense relations …

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Uganda and Rwanda strike prisoner swap deal

Luanda, Angola | AFP | Neighbouring Rwanda and Uganda agreed a deal on Sunday to swap prisoners to help ease tensions following mutual accusations of spying and political meddling. In the deal signed on Sunday by Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame and Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni in the Angolan capital Luanda, the …

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KAGAME: Rwanda not yet ready to reciprocate Ugandan gesture

Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Paul Kagame has said Rwanda will only ‘open the border’ after Uganda stops alleged detention of their citizens and support of dissident groups. Kagame said the recent high profile release by Uganda of nine Rwandans held over various charges in Kampala, was not …

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Uganda Cranes draw Rwanda, Kenya in World Cup qualifiers

Group A Algeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, Djibouti Group B Tunisia, Zambia, Mauritania, Equatorial Guinea Group C Nigeria, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Liberia Group D Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Malawi Group E Mali, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda Group F Egypt, Gabon, Libya, Angola Group G Ghana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia Group …

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Ex-Commander of the Flying Squad Herbert Muhangi released

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The General Court Martial in Makindye has reinstated the bail of former Flying Squad Commander Herbert Muhangi who is facing charges of failure to protect war materials and aiding and abetting kidnaps in Uganda. Muhangi was first granted a non-cash bail of ten million …

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Rwanda backs DRC army crackdown on Hutu rebels

  Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Rwanda on Monday backed DR Congo’s military crackdown on Hutu rebels, who accuse the neighbouring nations of trying to “massacre” them and “balkanise” the DRC’s volatile east. The Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) rebel group operates freely in the North …

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Uganda releases nine, Rwanda demands for more

  ⏹ Uganda withdraws charges against nine Rwandan nationals ✅ Mugabo Nelson ✅ RTD SGT Rene Rutagungira ✅ Etienne Nsanzabahizi ✅ Claude Yakalemye ✅ Emmanuel Rwamuchwo ✅ Augustine Rutayisire ✅ CPL Nzeyamana Herman ✅ Munyagabe Adrien ✅ Urayeneza Gilbert Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has withdrawn charges against nine …

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Museveni breaks silence on Rwanda

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has expressed optimism that relations between Uganda and Rwanda will improve soon. “I can guarantee, that Uganda will do its share of the normalization of the relations between our two countries. I salute President Paul Kagame, the brotherly people of …

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Kagame receives special message from Museveni

  Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Paul Kagame  on Sunday held what the Office of the Rwanda President described as “a positive meeting” with Ambassador Adonia Ayebare, President Yoweri Museveni’s Special Envoy, who traveled to Kigali with a message regarding the two countries’ relationship. Details of the message …

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Rwanda’s grand vision for future leaves poor in Kigali on the curb

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP |  Slum dwellers in Kigali are accusing city authorities of razing their homes without paying compensation, stirring anger among poorer Rwandans who feel marginalised by a government-led push to modernise the capital. This month, the first of thousands of homes slated for demolition in Kigali’s unplanned …

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