Leaders of Rwanda, Uganda sign pact in bid to end tension: Rwandan presidency


KIGALI (Reuters) – The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda signed a pact on Wednesday in Angola’s capital aimed at ending a long-running rivalry that flared up into a dispute this year and forced them to closed their border, the Rwandan presidency said.

The signing was witnessed by the presidents of Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Rwandan presidency said on Twitter.

Reporting by Clement Uwiringiyimana; Additional reporting by Elias Biryabarema in Kampala and Hereward Holland in Nairobi; Writing by Maggie Fick; Editing by Alison Williams

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