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UK paid Rwanda additional $126 mln for contested migrant plan

UK paid Rwanda additional $126 mln for contested migrant plan

BRITAIN paid Rwanda an additional 100 million pounds ($126 million) in April, on top of 140 million pounds it previously sent, as the bill for its contested plan to relocate asylum seekers to the East African country continues to rise. The Rwanda scheme is at the centre of British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's strategy to deter illegal migrants but as yet none have been moved there because of legal battles since the scheme was announced in 2022. The divisive policy is now seen as a threat to Sunak's leadership - with an election expected next year - after his immigration…
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