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Down but not out: Lord's Resistance Army haunts C. Africa

Obo - Every morning, Joseph gets on his motorbike to tend to his field of manioc, in the thick bush surrounding the Obo, in southeastern Central African Republic.This day, though, is not ordinary. Joseph is tense with worry.

Ugandan army says LRA 'neutralised', begins withdrawal

Kanpala - The Ugandan army said Wednesday it has neutralised the Lord's Resistance Army, as troops began withdrawing from the Central African Republic where they had been hunting the group's feared leader Joseph Kony.

Uganda Lord's Resistance Army leader faces war crimes judges

Den Haag - Notorious former Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen made his first appearance before the International Criminal Court on Monday, accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Lord's Resistance Army chief Kony 'promotes son to deputy leader'

Kampala - Uganda's notorious rebel chief Joseph Kony has named his son as deputy of his Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), a guerrila force infamous for its extreme savagery, the army said Sunday.

U.S. sends more forces to Uganda for Kony hunt

Washington - Washington is sending more elite commandos and tilt-rotor Osprey aircraft to Uganda to help hunt for Joseph Kony, the fugitive warlord accused of rape, murder and the kidnapping of children.

Uganda says wanted top LRA rebel 'may be dead'

Kampala - The wanted deputy of Uganda's murderous Lord's Resistance Army rebels, Okot Odhiambo, may have been killed in recent fighting, the Ugandan defence minister told AFP.Odhiambo was indicted by the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) in 2005 alo...

Central African Republic says Kony is ready to surrender

Central African Republic's government says war criminal Joseph Kony wants to surrender, but US officials doubt that this is true.

Report: Joseph Kony and LRA killing elephants across Africa

Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Army have been butchering elephants across central Africa for their ivory tusks, a report says.

Senior LRA leader captured: News welcomed by US

Kampala - Major General Caesar Acellam Otto, one of the highest-ranking members of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) has been captured by Ugandan security forces who then flew him to the headquarters of forces fighting the LRA in South Sudan.

Kony 2012: The sequel video released

One month ago today, Invisible Children brought to the world's attention the little known plight of children abducted by Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in Uganda. A new video from the charity sheds more light on the conflict.

Op-Ed: Uganda's Prime Minister says 'Kony 2012' video misinforms

Uganda's Prime Minister, while praising the humanitarian outcry resulting from the viral video, says that the Kony 2012 video misinforms, as Kony is not in Uganda. He responds with a video of his own.

Ugandan rebel group rejects massacre accusation

Nairobi - The rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) has rejected a report that its members had massacred more than 300 villagers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Largest African massacre perpeptuated by LRA uncovered

Human Rights Watch investigated reports of the massacre, which took place in the Democratic Republic of Congo's remote northeast area. With over 300 people dead, it is the largest unreported massacre committed by the Lord's Resistance Army.

Rebels Spread The 'Holiday Fear' Rather Than 'Cheer' In Uganda

In many parts of the world, it was not a Merry Christmas at all. In the case of Uganda, over four-hundred people received the gift of death.

Christmas Massacre In Congo

United Nations officials are reporting up to 200 people have been killed by the Lord's Resistance Army in three days of bloody attacks that began Christmas day.

Peace Deal Could Be Reached In Uganda

In bulldozing through one of the obstacles in preparation for a final peace deal, both the Ugandan government and the rebel forces have agreed for the formation of a special court to deal with war crimes.

LRA's Second In Command 'Executed' By Fellow Officers

A diplomatic briefing has claimed that Vincent Otti, the second-in-command of the Lord’s Resistance Army has been executed by fellow officers. Mr. Otti is wanted by the International Criminal Court.

Lords Resistance Army Refuses to Release Children

The Lords Resistance Army (LRA) has refused to release the women and children that they are holding captive. the LRA is not willing to acknowledge that the children are captives or in some cases after 20 years of combat, even children.

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A Ugandan Army helicopter hunts for LRA members in Central African Republic.
A Ugandan Army helicopter hunts for LRA members in Central African Republic.

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