Rwanda-Uganda border has been closed for close to two years now. Besides the border closures due to Covid-19, there was already a heated unhealthy relationship between Rwanda and Uganda induced by an alleged unfair treatment of the Rwandese in Uganda.

Rwanda started with a partial closure of the borders where all cargo tracks were stopped from entering Rwanda but tourists were allowed to cross to Rwanda. With a spike in the covid-19 pandemic, Rwanda closed all its borders with Uganda.

Recently, a Ugandan who allegedly was smuggling waragi to Rwanda was shot dead by Rwanda authorities. The body of the deceased has been handed over to Ugandan authorities at the Katuna border.

 

By SePH256

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