Honest Tahinduka, a clearing agent at the Katuna border told URN on Tuesday evening that he had cleared three trucks, which he described as a positive development. He revealed that when the border closed, he joined iron ore mining due to unemployment.
Kisoro District Chairman Abel Bizimana, protesting Rwanda's blocking Ugandans from crossing into Rwanda yet Rwanda's statement is clear that the border is open, now wants Rwanda to solve every glitch for the effective crossing by the people.
Timothy Gawaya, Hope Mpeirirwe say that they had crossed to Rwanda for a business mission when President issued a directive to close all borders. They say that they had no option but to remain in Kigali. T
Rwanda National Police has denied claims of kidnapping a Ugandan businessman. Justus Tweyogyere alias Mwana Muto, a prominent money changer at Katuna border post in Kabale District was allegedly kidnapped by unidentified gunmen on Monday at around 2PM while at the Rwandan side of the border. Nelson Nshangabasheija, the Mayor for Katuna Town Council says that Tweyongyere arrived back on Tuesday morning unharmed.
DRC Health Minister Dr Felix Kabange Numbi Mukwampa says the country does not have enough vaccines to cover the targeted population and areas as part of a vaccination drive launched at the end of last week. Dr Kabange says that the country only received 2million doses of the vaccine far below the over 20 million needed.
Their latest clashes started after Raia Mutomboki forces opened fire on a patrol vehicle belonging to the government forces killing two and injuring three others. The incident prompted the government forces to pursue the forces with intense fighting on the stretch between Numbi to Ziralo areas in the territory of Kalehe in South Kivu province.
Gilbert Kambale the president of the Civil Societies Organizations in the North Kivu Province says that the decision has greatly affected the towns of Beni and Butembo which depend on Uganda for manufactured goods.
Congolese military spokesperson for the North Kivu Province Olivier Hamuli says the Rwandan forces started crossing into the DR Congo on Sunday 19th of April 2015 and have taken position on their territory in the North Kivu Province.