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Warming up? Rwanda and Uganda try to overcome neighbourhood quarrel

February 14, 2020. Shaking hands in Kigali, Rwanda: Uganda's Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa and Rwanda's Minister of State for Regional Affairs Olivier Nduhungirehe. The neighbouring countries are trying to improve tense relations.
February 14, 2020. Shaking hands in Kigali, Rwanda: Uganda's Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa and Rwanda's Minister of State for Regional Affairs Olivier Nduhungirehe. The neighbouring countries are trying to improve tense relations. © FRANCE 24

For several months, Rwanda and Uganda have been accusing each other of destabilisation efforts. But relations seem to be on the mend. Amid mediation efforts led by Angola and DR Congo, Kigali and Kampala have made some progress. Prisoners have been released on both sides. But now, trust needs to be restored between the two neighbours, especially as these diplomatic tensions have concrete economic consequences. Our correspondent reports.

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A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett.

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