Rwandan army abducts Ugandan soldier at border

Cyanika border post between Uganda and Rwanda

A border post between Uganda and Rwanda.

Photo credit: File | Morgan Mbabazi | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The capture of the soldier comes in the wake of frosty relations between the neighbouring countries that deteriorated in February 2019 when Rwanda shut its major border with Uganda.

Ugandan officials have reported that Rwanda on Saturday took into custody a Ugandan soldier they found patrolling the border.

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