How Tax Evaders Smuggle Goods Into Rwanda

Disguised travellers are allegedly paid to smuggle goods across borders, a smuggler has said. Tanzania, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda agreed in 2016 to a phased ban on the importation of used clothes and leather products and will restrict the use of old vehicles in the region in 2018, to boost their industrialisation programmes.From:Esther RoseHeadline fine

Bales of second-hand clothes (file photo).

  • Rwanda:   Govt Fights Secondhand Clothes

    East African, 3 February 2018

    Used clothes and leather products are increasingly being smuggled from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda into Rwanda after East African Community member states raised… Read more »


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