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.

A Rwandan security officer inspects a vehicle from the Ugandan side at Cyanika border post.

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