Sunday January 20 2013

Traders block Katuna border

By ROBERT MUHEREZA

About 200 trucks and passenger vehicles were on Friday blocked from crossing to Uganda and Rwanda at Katuna border by traders enraged by the alleged murder of their colleague in Rwanda.
For about three hours, the business community and residents of Katuna closed the road that leads to Kigali and Kabale District, demanding an explanation into the death of Dickson Tinyineondi.

Money exchange
They had just learnt that Tinyineondi had been killed at Mukasekye Trading Centre in Gicumbi District at around 8pm, 40 kilometers from Katuna border town. Tinyineondi, 31, was dealing in money changing business at the border town. He left for Rwanda with 1.3 billion Rwandan Francs to exchange wit