The Cost of Living is High: Rwandans escaping from their country to Uganda.
INVESTIGATIVE: Days after reopening of Katuna border post of Rwanda and Uganda in Kabale district, Rwandans have expressed concern that only trucks are allowed to cross,people are not allowed.
Rwanda Revenue Authority maintains that they are testing this one-stop-border post until 22nd June 2019 and Uganda is aware.
Back to Mbarara, cost of living is still hard for Rwandese who are not allowed to go to Rwanda, plus their friends & families being blocked by Rwandan government from coming to Uganda.
‘Kinyarwanda’ village located in the boundary of Kakiika and Kakooba division Mbarara municipality has been occupied by many Rwandan nationals.
Some Rwandans who travel from Uganda to Rwanda Back to Uganda have resorted to using Tanzania side that connects to Tanzania-Uganda border.
Mutukula, a town in Misenyi District Kagera Region, in northwestern Tanzania at the border with Uganda in the western region of Uganda.
It takes you less than 2 hours from Mutukula to be in the heart of Isingiro district in western Uganda before entering Mbarara which is hosting many Rwandans including urban refugees.
More so, Isingiro is a home of hundreds of refugees in the Nakivale settlement.
Meanwhile, others travel to Kenya and then to Uganda to avoid being arrested by Rwandan government.
Schooling has been affected and many are home sick.