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Uganda deports Rwandans as more cross over

A voter listing exercise in Kenya. A Rwandan and Burundian have been arrested for posing as Kenyans seeking vote registration. PHOTO | FILE IN SUMMARY An Immigration official who spoke to The EastAfrican on condition of anonymity noted that most Rwandans crossing into Uganda are looking for employment and land to farm.  Illegal Rwandan immigrants are causing jitters in neighbouring countries, with Uganda and Kenya reporting groups of people from Rwanda finding their way into their countries in recent days, most of them economic migrants but also some fugitive criminals. Last week, Uganda deported two Rwandan men wanted for...

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Museveni Praises ‘Non Interfering’ India as Uganda’s True Friend

President Yoweri Museveni Vice President Hamid Ansari at State House this afternoon (Photo by Kenneth Kazibwe) By: Kenneth Kazibwe President Yoweri Museveni applauded India for being a true friend of Uganda, since the times of colonialism. Addressing a joint press conference with the Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari, who is on a 3 daystate visit to Uganda, Museveni said that the relationship between the two countries has been flourishing for a long time. “We fought against colonialism together during the times of Mahatma Gandhi as well as Nehru who helped us while fighting for independence, “Museveni told journalists at the...

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Uganda, Rwanda in Joint Border Tour

Kagitumba One Border Post Government officials from Uganda and Rwanda will today Monday commence a joint tour of their countries’ border areas, Chimp Corps report. “We want to make sure there are no non-tariff barriers at all our borders and look at the One Stop Border Posts (OSBPs) operations,” said Uganda’s outgoing Ambassador to Rwanda, Richard Kabonero. He said the tour starts from Cyanika, Bunagana before proceeding to Katuna on Tuesday and Mirama Hills on Wednesday. The activity is part of the Northern Corridor leaders’ commitment to stimulate regional trade. Officials say improved physical infrastructure fit for purpose will...

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Uganda: Iyicwa ridasanzwe ry’abashinwakazi ryatumye hitabazwa igipolisi cy’u Bushinwa mu Iperereza

Igipolisi cya Uganda gifite mu maboko yacyo umushoferi ukodeshwa witwa Fred Ssembatya ngo agifashe mu iperereza ku ishimutwa n’iyicwa ry’abashinwakazi babiri ryabereye muri Makerere ya 2 muri Zone C muri Kampala. Nk’uko byemejwe n’Umukuru w’Igipolisi cya Uganda, IGP Gen Kale Kayihura, ngo hari no gushakishwa n’umushinwa ukekwaho kuba ari we uri inyuma y’uyu mugambi mubisha wo gushimuta abenegihugu bagenzi be no kubica. Gen Kayihura avuga ko ambasade y’u Bushinwa yabamenyesheje kuwa gatandatu ushize ko abagore babiri, Ren-Ju w’imyaka 33 wakoraga muri restaurant yitwa Club 7 iherereye ahitwa Kololo, na Sang-Weng Wa, w’imyaka 34 nawe wakoraga muri hotel y’Abashinwa yitwa...

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