Uganda frees nine Rwandans as goodwill gesture amid tensions

In what could be a sign of easing tensions between the two east African neighbors, Uganda on Wednesday released nine Rwandan nationals. They were being accused of spying and political meddling in Kampala's military court.

Kigali has repeatedly said that Kampala was holding hundreds of its citizens without charge. Uganda's foreign ministry said in a statement that the release of the nine men was a gesture of goodwill meant to normalise relations between the two countries.

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