Eastern AfricaRwanda/March 14, 2019/therwda /No Comment/168 views /rwanda Kagame The Second General After Amin To Jeopardize The East African Communityshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel By David Himbara The Ugandan ruler Idi Amin was undoubtedly one of the factors that led to the collapse of the East African Community (EAC). Amin was in a war of words with Kenya in 1976 about border demarcation. Amin then turned on Tanzania in 1978 claiming Tanzania was harboring Ugandan rebels. The EAC whose roots are traceable to the customs union and common currency implemented by the British since the 1940s collapsed in 1977. Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda revived EAC which came into force in July 2000, 23 years after its collapse. Rwanda and Burundi joined the EAC in July 2009. South Sudan joined the bloc in September 2016. ALSO READ *Like a river with no bounds*Fast forward to March 2019. Rwanda’s General Paul Kagame claimed that Uganda is harboring Rwandan rebels who seek to remove him from power. Kagame ordered Rwandans not to travel to Uganda and closed the common border with Uganda. Thus, Kagame becomes the second military ruler to jeopardize the East African Community. ALSO READ WOMEN AND CHILDREN BEING STARVED TO DEATH BY BOTH THE UN AND THE GOVERNMENT OF CONGO FOR POLITICAL PURPOSES.How the Kagame-induced EAC border crisis will end remains to be seen. In the case of Amin, his regime collapsed in 1979, after he invaded Tanzania in 1978. Loading… Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:rwanda share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleNYSC to review, reform mobilisation process ― Kazaurenext articlePDP gains more seats in Kaduna AssemblyRelated Posts24 shares Eastern Africa/March 20, 2019 /No Comment RWANDA: THE TURNOUT OF FDU-INKINGI MEMBERS TO ATTEND THE SHOW TRIAL OF THEIR MEMBERS SENDS SHIVERS IN THE SPINE OF RWANDA SECURITY SERVICES.10 shares Eastern Africa/March 19, 2019 /No Comment President Museveni’s letter to President Paul KagameKagame’s Former UN Ambassador Gasana Resurfaced In UgandaFLN advises all citizens to remain calm and avoid night movements especially in the militarised zones.Kagame Newspapers Are Embarrassing Him — Case Of KT Press And Mukankusi PassportWhat’s the difference between case study writing and essay writingKagame Assassinated Ayabatwa’s Character Who Set The Record Straight In An Extension Interview With Uganda’s New VisionThe East African Community (EAC) should overdraw the Rwandan President Paul Kagame from power.ANOTHER OPPOSITION LEADER MURDERED BY RWANDA SECURITY FORCES: DONORS UK, US AND EU SHOULD STOP RWANDA DESCENDING INTO HELL AGAIN.*Like a river with no bounds* Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.