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Sam Kuteesa: Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Uganda In a show of panic that the world could have noticed that Uganda is the trouble causer in regard to the current tensions between Uganda and Rwanda, the Ugandan government officials have been of recent involved in a series of diplomatic briefings explaining the status … Continue reading Ugandan leadership continues to lie about the real causes of the deteriorating relations between Rwanda and Uganda
Everyone remembers when Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who wants to destabilize Rwanda by war means, on VoA shuttering that his mouthpiece Mr. Nsabimana Callixte Sankara the FLN spokesperson was secure and safe. However, it was like a knife in the back for him, to hear such bad news that the self-styled major was arrested … Continue reading Paul Rusesabagina is crying like a baby!
In the past one month, Ugandan media outlets especially the New Vision which is a government is owned newspaper have been publishing a series of interviews with leaders of a Rwandan terrorist group, the Rwanda National Congress (RNC) with view of preaching its propaganda against the government of Rwanda. The latest interview was accorded to … Continue reading Ugandan media continues to heap praise on Rwandan terrorists
Following the arrest of the self-proclaimed Major Callixte Nsabimana alias Sankara who claimed to be the leader of the so called National Forces for Liberation (FLN) of Rwanda; Ugandan government officials are in deep panic fearing that details regarding their evil plans to disrupt Rwanda’s security have been revealed. Equally in panic are members of … Continue reading The arrest of “Major” Nsabimana aka Sankara sends shock waves to President Museveni and his associates
The 37th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) which was held in Pretoria, South Africa on 19th and 20th August 2017 declined Burundi’s request to join the Community and indicated that the assessment of Burundi to be admitted remains work in progress. It is obvious … Continue reading As crisis escalates, Burundi continues pushing to be admitted as member of SADC
The Self-styled Major Callixte Nsabimana alias Sankara who claimed to be the leader of an armed group called National Liberation Forces (FLN) was arrested, as confirmed by Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) and is expected before court soon. Self-Proclaimed Major Nsabimana Callixte Sankara Nsabimana Calixte a.k.a Sankara was born in 1982 in Rwabicuma, Nyanza district. He … Continue reading Callixte Sankara arrested, who is the next ?
On 29 April 2019 in the afternoon Cibitoke Police in collaboration with Burundi administration, the representative of Burundi Intelligence Services – Service National de Renseignement (SNR) from Bujumbura in the presence of a delegation of International Conference on the Great Lakes Region/ Expanded Joint Verification Mechanism (ICGLR/EJVM) surrendered to the Rwandan authorities on their border … Continue reading Burundi hands over Rwandan rebels
Belgian parliament on Thursday 25th April 2019 adopted a new law that broadens the repression of genocide denial to include the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. The vote comes weeks after Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel first announced the plan during a visit to Rwanda. Unfortunately, Belgium, like other western countries, have been … Continue reading Genocide deniers on the run: Belgium criminalizes denial of genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda
Uganda’s alliance with FDLR is not premised on a shared ideology. It is an opportunistic one deriving from the “enemy-of-my-enemy-is-my-friend principle” that has prevailed for around two decades. It should be recalled that while the UN Security Council issued, on 1 November 2005, sanctions including travel ban against Murwanashyaka, the latter was given a Ugandan … Continue reading In the death of Ignace Murwanashyaka, Uganda loses an indispensable ally
A regional newspaper, The East African about what they call the “ease of tensions” at the Rwanda - Uganda borders. The paper bases this analysis on an interview they had with a couple of residents around the border area, mainly at Gatuna border post. This is far from the truth, according to officials who are … Continue reading UPDATES: Rwanda-Uganda relations not easing