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Rwandan President Paul Kagame Fly's To Neighboring Uganda For The Ugandan Leader's Son's Birthday Celebration

Rwandan president Paul Kagame announced that he'd be travelling to Uganda to celebrate Muhoozi Kainerugaba's birthday, along with his father and president of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni.

The trip is seen by many in central Africa as a way to cool heads following previous conflicts surrounding the Ugandan-Rwandan border.

Kagame has been president of Rwanda since 2000, seizing the country from the Hutu Regime following the Rwandan civil war and the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, where Hutu butchered Tutsi men, women, and children.

Kagame used Uganda as a launching pad to start his revolution in Rwanda, after winning the war he set up the Gacaca Courts to charge the perpetrators of the Rwandan Genocide, ranging from ordinary civilians to members of the elite Akazu Clique.

So by this effect, Rwanda and Uganda are close allies, but the shutting of the border in 2019 following territorial disputes and Corona-Virus meant that the alliance had soured.

It is hoped that this meeting will help maintain the alliance of Rwanda and Uganda. 

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