The opening of the border on Wednesday 5th July 2023, has been announced via Twitter handle.
“The Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration [DGIE] is pleased to inform the general public that Rwempasha/Kizinga border post, a new border between Rwanda and Uganda situated in Nyagatare District is open to all travelers, effective today, 5th July 2023,” reads the tweet.
The border post was initially opened in 2007 in response to citizens’ request for improved cross-border trade in the area.
However, it had been temporarily closed for renovations for quite some time. The recent reopening marks the completion of the renovation works, allowing for the resumption of regular border operations.