Lord Resistance Army

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 16th, 2013
0 Comments
38 Views
In northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), rural radio stations are used to protect civilians from violence. Part of a growing network of high frequency (HF) shortwave radios that connects rural villages in remote parts of the DRC and neighboring Central African Republic (CAR), these radios ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Sep 11th, 2012
0 Comments
7 Views
By Jean-Simon Rioux On 25th and 26th August, headlines revealed a newly reached agreement between the Conventions of Patriots for Justice and Peace (CPJP) and the government of the Central African Republic (CAR). As part of the accord, the rebel group agreed to join the Disarmament, Demobilisation an...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Jun 30th, 2012
0 Comments
3 Views
The African Union urged the UN Security Council on Friday to declare Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army a terrorist organisation to step up pressure on the rebels. Francisco Madeira, the AU special envoy on the LRA, also made a new appeal for ammunition, food and equipment for a four-na...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Jun 26th, 2012
0 Comments
4 Views
An African force hunting Lords Resistance Army rebel leader Joseph Kony needs boots, uniforms and food, international envoys said Tuesday. Uganda, South Sudan, Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of Congo agreed earlier this year to set up a 5,000 strong force under the African Union to ...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jun 26th, 2012
0 Comments
6 Views
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 Article
Jun 7th, 2012
3 Comments
6 Views
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 East Africa
May 7th, 2012
0 Comments
6 Views
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 21st, 2012
0 Comments
7 Views
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 Central Africa
Apr 10th, 2012
0 Comments
5 Views
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 Article
Mar 21st, 2012
0 Comments
9 Views
By Richard Dowden Invisible Children’s StopKony video that has recently created a sudden storm on the web shows what might be done have been done at any time in the last 20 years. Unfortunately the video is inaccurate and wildly out of date. Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army was formed in the late 1980s ...