DIPLOMATIE | DIPLOMACY

18-Feb-2020 to 19:23

UK set to endorse new free trade pact with EAC member countries

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The United Kingdom is set to enter into a trade pact with the East African Community member countries including Rwanda, as London has entered into a one-year transition phase to leave the European Union, an official source revealed Tuesday in Kigali.

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18-Feb-2020 to 15:33

Ugandan court frees other Rwandans accused of espionage

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Uganda on Tuesday released 13 more Rwandans charged with spying, following last week's high-level meeting between officials of the two countries in Kigali.

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17-Feb-2020 to 16:22

Uganda, South Sudan open One Stop border post at Nimule border crossing

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The OSBP is expected to reduce congestion that has been causing slow movements of people and goods, insufficient technical equipment, duplicated border procedures and non-coordination of the border agencies among others.

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17-Feb-2020 to 16:02

EU renews sanctions against Zimbabwe

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The European Union (EU) has renewed targeted sanctions against Zimbabwean individuals and a state-owned arms manufacturing and procurement firm as it resolved to continue with measures to force the Harare authorities to implement political reforms.

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15-Feb-2020 to 15:23

Post-Brexit: Nigeria eyes stronger ties with UK

APA – Abuja (Nigeria) — Before the exit of Britain from the European Union on January 31, 2020, the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson embarked on an aggressive economic diplomacy aimed at expanding the UK market base. Incidentally, his first port of call was the huge and untapped African market, which is being cornered by China with its enticing infrastructural projects in many African countries.

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15-Feb-2020 to 09:40

US mediated GERD talks end in stalemate

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The final US mediated talks on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) that Ethiopia is building on Nile ended in stalemate.

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14-Feb-2020 to 19:20

Rwanda, Uganda in prisoner exchange deal

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda and Uganda on Friday agreed to start releasing each other's detained nationals at the opening of the third round of ministerial talks that opened in Kigali to improve strained relations.

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