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  • U.S. Leader Trump ready to fight Rwanda over second-hand clothing imports

    U.S. Leader Trump ready to fight Rwanda over second-hand clothing imports
    The United States is set to ban duty-free treatment of clothing imports from Rwanda because of the African country’s decision to impose barriers on U.S. exports of secondhand clothing. In a letter to Congress, President Trump said Rwanda’s stance violates terms of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and the nation’s duty-free status will end [...]
  • Uganda – Rwanda Relations seem Strained but Uganda thinks Phone Calls will Change the Mood

    Uganda - Rwanda Relations seem Strained but Uganda thinks Phone Calls will Change the Mood
    Uganda’s president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has prescribed a course in telephoning as one of the solutions that could facilitate smooth relations between his country and neighbouring Rwanda. The president was addressing journalists after holding a meeting with Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame who is in Uganda on a one day working visit. Both presidents refuted media [...]
  • Mosques hit with loudspeaker ban in Rwanda after shutdown of 700 churches

    Mosques hit with loudspeaker ban in Rwanda after shutdown of 700 churches
    After shutting down over 700 churches in Rwanda for failing to meet minimum standards, authorities have also banned mosques in the capital Kigali from using loudspeakers during the call to prayer. The government says the calls, made five times a day, are disturbing people living in the Nyarugenge district, where the country’s largest mosques are [...]
  • Rwanda Opens its Skies for Commercial Drones to Come In

    Rwanda Opens its Skies for Commercial Drones to Come In
    In a move that is expected to attract investors in the Unmanned Civil Aircraft System (UAS) industry, Rwanda has opened its skies to commercial drones. Rwanda is aiming to tap into the opportunities offered by the fast growing commercial drone industry and maintaining its reputation as a nation that supports growth of technology. The new [...]