Uganda Accuses Rwanda of Economic Sabotage
Uganda's Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa, has said Rwanda is engaging in a trade war by employing non-tax barriers to block Ugandan exports and preventing Rwandans from exporting to Uganda. Tensions between the two countries began when Kigali closed its main border forcing traders to travel to Rwanda via the DR Congo.
Border check. A Rwandan security officer inspects a vehicle from the Ugandan side at Cyanika border post.
Monitor, 14 March 2019
As the ongoing border spat between Uganda and Rwanda escalates, Kampala is accusing Kigali of imposing non-tariff barriers to trade between the two countries. Read more »
The Exchange, 13 March 2019
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