Kony

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 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 Article
Jun 7th, 2012
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The momentous occasion of the ICC’s first verdict against the Congolese militia leader, Thomas Lubanga, has attracted considerable amounts of discussion – and a fair amount of self-congratulation – within the international justice community. And why not? After all, it symbolises the coming of age of ...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Apr 21st, 2012
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Starting with grassroots service projects to create buzz and public support, activists out to stop notorious Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony spread out in U.S. cities on Friday in a campaign aimed at justice half way around the world. In Los Angeles, three dozen high school girls removed weeds, trash and...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 10th, 2012
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Kampala – The wildly successful viral video campaign to raise global awareness of a brutal Central Africa rebel leader is attracting criticism from Ugandans, some who said on Friday that the 30-minute video misrepresents the complicated history of Africa’s longest-running conflict. The ca...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 6th, 2011
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Entebbe – US troops have begun a region-wide hunt for fighters from the Lord’s Resistance Army, a Ugandan-born group that has been killing, raping and looting for years, the Ugandan army said on Tuesday. US President Barack Obama in October sent 100 special forces soldiers to help Uganda ...