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Rwanda agrees to re-open border with Uganda

Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanda has finally agreed to re-open her border with Uganda after receiving assurance that the issues that led to its closure three years ago are being addressed. A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Rwanda released last night incidacted the Gatuna border post …

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Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Mutebile dies at 72

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Governor of the Bank of Uganda Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile is dead. Mutebile died this morning at Nairobi Hospital, according to an announcement made by Deputy Governor Micheal Atingi-Ego. He was 72. Mutebile was admitted to Nairobi Hospital after he collapsed due to complications related …

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Rwanda releases SFC soldier after Muhoozi visit

Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | Commander of Land Forces of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba has returned to Kampala from a successful trip to Kigali, where he held talks with Rwanda President Paul Kagame. “We held very cordial and in-depth discussions about how to …

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Army Commander Muhoozi Kainerugaba in Kigali

Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | Army commander Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba has arrived in Kigali for talks aimed at restoring relations between Uganda and Rwanda. Gen Kainerugaba, the  Commander of Land Forces of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) and Senior Presidential Adviser on Special Operations, flew into Kigali on …

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Uganda ready for return of tourists

Museveni Appeals To Tourists To Return After COVID-19 Disaster Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has made an appeal to the international community to embrace Uganda as a tourist destination again, after two years of low business. Launching a new Destination Uganda campaign, Museveni said that …

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