Joseph Kony

By IAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 15th, 2014
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Joseph Kony Glen Ford President Obama orchestrated the Joseph Kony hysteria of 2011 as an excuse to send at least 100 US Special Forces troops to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, the Central African Republic and the new state of South Sudan.The tempo of US military occupation of Africa quick...
By IndepthAfrica
In Documentary
Apr 14th, 2014
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“Music is the most important part of Acholi culture. It is our tradition. Even war cannot take it away from us.” For the past twenty years, northern Uganda has been at war with a rebel force, the Lord’s Resistance Army (L.R.A), and the country’s children have been the greatest...
By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Apr 11th, 2013
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At 13 years old, Youssouf embodies all the ills that have plagued the Central African Republic in recent years. On 24 March, he helped capture Bangui, the capital, as he fought in the ranks of the Séléka rebel coalition. By Maurice Garbiro, Bangui Under the shade of the mango tree in the Bangui army ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 4th, 2013
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The Ugandan Army’s hunt for the LRA chief is on hold after rebels seized the capital of the Central African Republic last month. The US has offered a $5m (£3.3m) reward for information leading to the arrest, transfer or conviction of fugitive warlord Joseph Kony and three of his top lieutenants...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 16th, 2012
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By Carol J. Williams Obo: Despite brutality committed over 25 years, Lord’s Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony continues to elude betrayal even by his victims. He is hunted by thousands of African Union troops guided by US special forces, yet few familiar with Kony’s history of murder, mutilation, ki...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 30th, 2012
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By Sybille Fuchs The US is increasingly using private security forces to wage its wars and maintain its occupation of countries after the withdrawal of regular troops. Both in Iraq and Afghanistan, thousands of mercenaries and dozens of private security companies are being deployed to this end. The u...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Oct 30th, 2012
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By Hama Tuma Sometimes we Ethiopians like to boast. The first in everything! The cradle of mankind. The first bare foot runner to win the marathon… … The first to claim an annual economic growth of 12% whilst begging for food aid for more than 12 million people. The first country since th...
By IndepthAfrica
In African Union (AU)
Sep 19th, 2012
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KAMPALA — The African Union has taken control of a regional force hunting brutal rebel chief Joseph Kony across the central African jungles, an AU force commander said Wednesday. “The AU now is in charge of the operations against the Lord’s Resistance Army,” Dick Olum, the Ugandan c...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 3rd, 2012
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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has arrived in South Sudan, where she is expected to press for action to end to the country’s differences with Sudan. Mrs Clinton is the highest-ranking US official to visit South Sudan since it gained independence last July. A UN deadline for the nations t...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 2nd, 2012
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton took off Thursday for the next stops in her seven-nation tour of Africa, flying across the continent from Senegal to Uganda and South Sudan for security talks with those countries’ leaders. Clinton left Dakar on Thursday for the Ugandan capital of ...