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COVID-19: Rwanda suspends flights to southern African states

Rwanda suspends flights to southern African states

Authorities in Rwanda have announced new measures including the suspension of flights to and from southern African countries in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. All those attending gatherings like weddings and funerals must be fully vaccinated, the government says. Following the government directives on travel, the …

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Clash between DR Congo forces and Rwandan troops near the eastern border

Clash between DR Congo forces and Rwandan troops near the eastern border

The Democratic Republic of Congo says its forces clashed with their Rwandan counterparts near the eastern border on Monday. According to an army spokesperson in North Kivu province, Rwandan forces crossed into Congo and tensions culminated into a clash. “A military company of Rwandan forces reached five kilometres into Congo…You …

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Rwanda: opponent Christopher Kayumba detained over rape allegations

Christopher Kayumba

Rwandan opposition figure Christopher Kayumba is in the hands of the police. The university lecturer is detained over rape allegations. Mr Kayumba who had honoured summons from the investigating bureau on Thursday has been handed over for prosecution after the bureau said it had closed investigations. Christopher Kayumba was accused …

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Uganda : university teacher arrested in espionage investigation

Dr Lawrence Muganga

Ugandan security forces are holding Dr Lawrence Muganga, a Rwandan descent over allegations of espionage and illegally staying in the country, army spokesperson Brig-Gen Flavia Byekwaso has said. Dr Lawrence Muganga, who is the vice-chancellor of the privately owned Victoria University, was picked up by plain-clothed officers from his office …

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