Rwanda, Uganda Traders Resort to Smuggling as Borders Remain Shut
Rwandan nationals are smuggling beans, peas and some manufactured goods to Uganda through illegal border points, where waiting Ugandan traders pay them cash, an official has said. It has been three months since the Rwandan borders with Uganda at Katuna and Cyanika were closed.
Monitor, 23 May 2019
As the Rwandan border with Uganda at Katuna and Cyanika remain closed for three months now, traders from either side have resorted to smuggling. Read more »
A Rwandan security officer inspects a vehicle from the Ugandan side at Cyanika border post.
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