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Tanzania secures $272m for new airport

Tanzania in December 2019 secured a $272 million loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to build a new international airport at its administrative capital Dodoma. The airport will be built in Msalato, 12 km (7 miles) from Dodoma and will take
December 22, 2019

Will Uganda-Rwanda talks end in a ‘success story’?

This talks in Kampala between Uganda and Rwanda to resolve a row over security and spying allegations had already been pushed back a few times. It was meant to happen in October, with both countries trading accusations on why it hadn’t gone
December 13, 2019

Uganda condemns Rwanda for border killings

Uganda has protested to Rwanda after two suspected smugglers were shot dead by Rwandan soldiers near their common border. A letter delivered to Rwanda’s High Commissioner in Kampala describes the incident as murder and also mentions a Rwandan who was shot and
November 13, 2019

Rwanda honours those killed in genocide 25 years ago

Rwandans gathered on Sunday to commemorate the 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutus murdered during the Rwandan genocide, 25 years ago. The ceremony marks the beginning of a week of events to honour the dead. As part of commemoration, Rwandan President Paul Kagame will lay
April 8, 2019

Rwandan High Court Clears Opposition Leader of All Charges

Rwanda’s high court has acquitted opposition leader Diane Rwigara of charges that included forgery and inciting insurrection. Rwigara, the country’s highest-profile opposition figure, was imprisoned after her arrest in September 2017. The 37-year-old accountant’s arrest came after she tried to run against
December 7, 2018

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