LRA

By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 16th, 2013
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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
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Sep 17th, 2013
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Recently, a lot of attention has been paid to the LRA’s involvement in ivory trade. This was sparked off by the Enough report ‘Kony’s ivory’ released in June, which described the LRA’s ivory activities in Garamba Park, North-Eastern DRC. The report was followed by a range of articles highlighting how...
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
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Jan 15th, 2013
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By Keith Somerville There are no final or totally verifiable figures for the numbers of elephants slaughtered for their ivory in 2012. However, reports from Cameroon, DR Congo, South Sudan and the Central African Republic suggest a massive and continuing rise in killings and, ominously, the involveme...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 30th, 2012
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From victims of Lord’s Resistance Army conflict to lictims of Land conflicts Otim Denis Barnabas INTRODUCTION Oral narratives and empirical documentation indicate that there are increasing land disputes in post conflict northern Uganda. These disputes range between families, clans, to district levels...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 11th, 2012
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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
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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 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...