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Kagame, Museveni commit to talks

Published on July 17, 2019

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Friday pledged at a summit in Angola to seek to resolve tensions that have erupted between their two countries in recent months. Rwanda's Paul Kagame and Uganda's Yoweri Museveni, once close allies, have exchanged public accusations of spying on each other's territory and political interference. Trade has been severely disrupted since late February when Rwanda abruptly closed the border wit h its northern neighbour, severing a major economic land route. Apart from a brief interlude in June the frontier has remained shut, damaging the economies of both countries reliant on cross-border trade. Read more. Source | East African

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