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.
Uganda Accuses Rwanda of Economic Sabotage
Monitor, 14 March 2019
Uganda yesterday accused Rwanda of engaging in a trade war by employing non-tax barriers to block Uganda exports and to prevent Rwandans from exporting to Uganda. Read more »
Border check. A Rwandan security officer inspects a vehicle from the Ugandan side at Cyanika border post.
Uganda Accuses Rwanda of Imposing Trade Embargo
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 »
Why Kenya Is Threatened By Uganda-Rwanda Standoff
The Exchange, 13 March 2019
Kenya now sees the standoff as a threat to trade and regional integration Read more »
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta paid a brief visit to Uganda and Rwanda amid long-running disputes between those two countries - leading many to believe that he is attempting to ... Read more »
President Yoweri Museveni's warning to anyone planning to destabilise Uganda, comes as the country's bilateral relations with Rwanda is taking strain, writes The Monitor. Uganda ... 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 »
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