They however argued that the matter of funding must now be urgently addressed to providing certainty to their stay.
Kenya Ports Authority data shows total cargo at the port was flat last year, falling by 1.94 percent to 33.88 million metric tonnes.
Scholars say the reshuffle at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs illustrates a major policy shift in Rwanda's regional policy.
This attempted coup comes nearly a year to the day since junta leader Captain Ibrahim Traore seized power.
The EACRF is currently funded by the East African Community partner states.