The Observer reports that the Rwandan High Commissioner to Kampala, Frank Mugambage , met President Yoweri Museveni. Mugambage had several requests, including the closure of businesses owned by Tribert Rujugiro Ayabatwa, a very wealthy Rwandan national running a string of enterprises in Uganda.The Rwandan government believes Rujugiro is pumping money into subversive activities carried out on Ugandan soil against Kigali. But Kampala did not respond positively to the request and tensions quickly mounted between the two countries leading to the current border standoff.
Rwanda Asks Museveni to Kick Out Top Tycoon
Observer, 6 March 2019
There are many reasons argued publicly and privately by officials on both sides of the conflict for the current border standoff between Rwanda and Uganda, but government insiders… Read more »
Rwandan president Paul Kagame, left, and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni meet at State House Entebbe on March 25, 2018.
Rwanda and Uganda - Neighbours At Loggerheads
Deutsche Welle, 6 March 2019
For a week, trucks and people have been stuck at border posts between Rwanda and Uganda, crippling trade and causing a diplomatic standoff. Read more »
No Deployment of Troops At Uganda-Rwanda Border, Say Authorities
RFI, 4 March 2019
Rwandan troops have not been deployed at the Ugandan border, according to Uganda's government spokesperson, who denied reports in the Ugandan media that "heavily armed" soldiers… Read more »
Uganda has accused Rwanda of blocking cargo trucks and other vehicles, and stopping its nationals from crossing into Rwanda at the Katuna border amid a resurgence of hostility ... Read more »
AllAfrica publishes around 600 reports a day from more than 150 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.
Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.
AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 600 news and information items daily from over 150 African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. We operate from Cape Town, Dakar, Abuja, Monrovia, Nairobi and Washington DC.