Rwanda-Uganda

One step forward, two back — Biruta on relations with Uganda

Efforts to restore and improve ties with Uganda can be termed as one step forward two back, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Vincent Biruta has said. Biruta was speaking at a press conference on Wednesday morning on local, regional, and global issues. While there has been some progress in the...

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 2:22pm

79 Rwandans to be received from Uganda

At least 79 Rwandans are expected to be received at Kagitumba One Stop Border Post after being released by Ugandan government from detention facilities where they have been held for varying periods of time. The group is part of the 130 Rwandans that Uganda government officials promised to set...

Monday, June 8, 2020 - 12:56pm

Mending Rwanda, Uganda ties requires political will, says Biruta

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Vincent Biruta, has said that it will take political will to restore relations between Uganda and Rwanda. Uganda has promised to release 130 Rwandan citizens early next week. The commitment was made during the Thursday, June 4, virtual meeting of senior...

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 1:05am

Rwandan, Ugandan officials to meet over normalizing relations

Senior Rwandan and Ugandan officials are set to meet in a video conference on Thursday, June 4, as both countries continue to work out a return to normal good relations that have been on a freeze for about three years now. Physical meetings are no longer an option because of the ongoing Covid-19...

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 5:07pm

Kampala created the conflict with Rwanda and knows how to end it; don’t mislead Ugandans

As soon as it was announced that former Minister of State in the Rwanda Ministry for Foreign Affairs in charge of East African affairs, Olivier Nduhungirehe, had been removed from office, Uganda's Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) predictably sought to milk the story to create a...

Sunday, April 12, 2020 - 10:22am

Two Rwandans suffer horrendous abuse at the hands of Ugandan security

A citizen of Rwanda that recently was dumped at the border by members of the Ugandan military is nursing life-threatening injuries. He says he was battered by the Ugandan army men who accused him of having been “sent by Kigali to spread coronavirus among Ugandans.” He was with a...

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 10:07am

Rwandan accountant detained in Uganda released on police bond

A Rwandan national who was recently detained in Kampala by Ugandan authorities under unclear circumstances, and charges, was Monday afternoon "released on a Police bond," according to a relative who is closely following the case. The relative, who prefers anonymity, told...

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 1:57am

Rwanda writes to Uganda over accountant held in Kampala

Reports emerged, early this week, that a Rwandan national working and residing in the Ugandan capital Kampala had become another victim of Uganda’s Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence. The New Times has established that Ronald Mutarindwa, a father, was picked up on Saturday, March 21,...

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 12:50am

As Rwanda takes care of Uganda's Coronavirus patients, Kampala is weaponising the pandemic

As soon as the first case of the coronavirus also known as COVID-19 was reported in Rwanda, Uganda's Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) saw an opportunity where the rest of the world was witnessing an emergency that threatened humanity.  Uganda's security agencies quickly...

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 11:53pm

What if Rwanda encouraged victims of Uganda’s torture to form a human rights association?

Before the Uganda-Rwanda crisis intensified Presidents Museveni and Kagame met on the sidelines of the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa to talk about the increase in RNC activities in Uganda. Museveni claimed to know nothing about it but promised to look into the matter on his return to Kampala...

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 6:37pm

Is Museveni serious on normalizing relations with Rwanda?

President Museveni is back to his usual game: Saying one thing to one group or individual, then turning around and saying another to another group or individual. After leaving the Gatuna quadripartite summit, Museveni addressed the people of Kabale town who had been primed beforehand for a...

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 8:32pm

In water-boy role, Peter Fabricius fabricates reality of Uganda-Rwanda crisis

Guilt is a rope that wears thin. President Museveni is using his guilt of being in bed with the Rwandan genocidaires of the FDLR, their RUD Urunana and MRCD-FLN breakaway dissidents, the terrorists of the RNC and his associated persecution of innocent Rwandans to manipulate and subdue the gullible...

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 12:20am

EDITORIAL: Cloud slowly dissipating over Uganda-Rwanda skies

Could we be witnessing the beginning of a good ending in the Rwanda-Uganda standoff? At least that is what it seems like as Rwanda’s concerns are finally beginning to get addressed one by one. Hours before the Gatuna meeting, Ugandan media announced that the Ugandan passport of a one...

Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 3:52pm

Summit requests Uganda to end support to anti-Rwanda elements

The normalisation of ties between Rwanda and Uganda is largely dependent on the latter’s ability to verify allegations of actions by anti-Rwanda elements based in and operating from Uganda. This was one of the resolutions following the fourth quadripartite summit between the Heads of State...

Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 2:33pm

Kagame, Museveni meet at Gatuna border

The fourth Quadripartite Heads of State Summit in a bid to normalize ties between Rwanda and Uganda is scheduled for today, February 21 at Gatuna border. Presidents Paul Kagame, Yoweri Museveni of Uganda will be joined by Angolan President João Lourenço and his Congolese counterpart Félix...

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 12:49pm

Uganda revokes passport of RNC’s Mukankusi

The Ugandan Government has cancelled the passport of Charlotte Mukankusi as the two countries attempt to mend their fragile relations, Ugandan officials have said.   Mukankusi is the Commissioner for Diplomacy in Rwanda National Congress (RNC), a terror group that works to destabilise...

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 12:32pm

Angolan President João Lourenço arrives ahead of Rwanda-Uganda talks

President João Lourenço of Angola is set travel to Rwanda on Thursday, February 20, a day ahead of the Quadripartite Heads of State Summit, which aims to end the feud between Rwanda and Uganda. Angolan daily newspaper, Jornal de Angola, reported that President Lourenço is expected to join...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 10:01pm

Rwandans released from Uganda recount harrowing tales

Rwandans recently handed over by Uganda have narrated disturbing experiences in the neighbouring country’s Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) detention centres during interrogations over alleged espionage. The 13 Rwandans were released on Tuesday, February 18 following persistent...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 1:06am

Rwanda, Uganda agree to verify status of detained nationals

The third meeting of the Ad Hoc Commission on the implementation of the Luanda Memorandum of Understanding between Uganda and Rwanda in Kigali ended late Friday night as officials pushed for a breakthrough. However, much will be determined by what follows next after the just concluded meeting...

Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 1:33am

Nduhungirehe stresses Rwanda's 7 demands to Uganda

Amb Olivier Nduhungirehe, the Minister of State for EAC Affairs, on Friday made Rwanda's clear-cut demands to Uganda if relations between the two countries are to normalize. Among the demands, Rwanda has demanded Kampala to unconditionally release it nationals illegally detained in Uganda,...

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 6:28pm

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