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By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jun 26th, 2012
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Officials and a witness say rebels took seven hostages when they attacked a French uranium plant in the Central African Republic. A resident in Bakouma said Tuesday that hundreds of rebels attacked the Areva plant on Sunday and took computers and looted houses. The resident, who would not give his na...
By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
May 29th, 2012
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Bangui – The president of the Central African Republic (CAR), Francois Bozize, was elevated to the status of religious leader on Monday, state radio said. “Whit Monday was an opportunity for the Celestial Church of Christ New Jerusalem to inaugurate a temple in Bambari and canonise the pr...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 24th, 2012
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A senior commander in the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) should be granted amnesty just like other LRA fighters, his lawyer has told the BBC. But Uganda’s public prosecutor has said the amnesty law does not apply to Caesar Acellam because he was one of the top rebel military strategis...
By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
May 13th, 2012
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Entebbe – Uganda’s army has captured a top commander of the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a spokesperson said on Sunday. “We are going to see a captured top commander,” army spokesperson Felix Kulayigye told AFP, shortly before reporters were flown on a military ai...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 7th, 2012
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Kampala – Uganda’s parliament appears set to pass a law that critics say would prevent activists and opposition members from holding public rallies of the kind authorities have long wanted banned. Critics of the bill, which could pass this week following Uganda’s ruling party endors...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Apr 10th, 2012
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It is now more than five years since the notoriously brutal rebels of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) stopped carrying out atrocities in northern Uganda. Their diminished forces, led by Joseph Kony who has been subject of a recent viral online campaign highlighting his activities, still spread...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 17th, 2012
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Kampala – A rebel group that once terrorised parts of Uganda is regrouping in eastern Congo and could launch attacks on Ugandan territory, officials warned. The Allied Democratic Forces, which has emerged as the biggest threat to Uganda’s security in the years since the Lord’s Resis...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 16th, 2012
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A 30-minute documentary about Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony has been watched by tens of millions online. But will this mobilization of millions be subverted into yet another weapon in the hands of those who want to militarize the region further? Only two weeks ago, Ugandan papers carried front-pag...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 12th, 2012
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By Alex de Waal Put yourself in Joseph Kony’s shoes: imagine you are a fugitive leader of a rebel band in the forests of central Africa, travelling on foot and avoiding encounter with any organized military force. You have spurned peace talks and bribes because the only existence you know is survivin...