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Rwanda taxman sets auction date for exiled tycoon’s UTC mall

The Union Trade Centre is a pioneer modern mall in Kigali. It was taken into statutory management in 2013 after it was classified as an abandoned property. PHOTO | CYRIL NDEGEYA | NMG In Summary The mall which sits on a prime location in the Rwandan capital’s central business district is valued at $20 million. The Rujugiro mall, which has been at the centre of dispute including at the East African Court of Justice, was seized by the government in 2013 as part of abandoned properties. The government says Union Trade Centre owes taxes while Rujugiro says the move...

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Rwanda police rearrests female critic of Kagame, her mom and sister

  Diane Rwigara, a fierce critic of Rwandan president, Paul Kagame, has been rearrested by the police days after she was released. A relative confirmed to the BBC that the 35-year-old, her mother, Adeline and sister, Anne were picked up on Friday morning at their home in the capital, Kigali. Police on Monday arrested the trio after storming their house but later reported escortingthem back home as investigations continued against Diane and their family business. “After questioning at CID, Anne Rwigara, Diane Rwigara, and Adeline Rwigara were escorted home by the police,” the Rwanda National Police (RNP) said in a tweet. They, however,...

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