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Ugandan Troops Kill Kony Bodyguard

Posted January 21st, 2013 at 9:15 am (UTC-5)
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Ugandan troops have killed a top bodyguard of Lord’s Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony. A Ugandan army official said Monday that the rebel, known as Brigadier Binani, was killed Friday during a firefight in the eastern part of the Central African Republic, near South Sudan. Army spokesman Felix Kulayigye said Ugandan troops were deployed to […]

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Ugandan Troops Kill Kony Bodyguard

Posted January 21st, 2013 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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Ugandan troops have killed a top bodyguard of Lord’s Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony. A Ugandan army official said Monday that troops killed the rebel known as Binani during an operation Friday in the eastern part of the Central African Republic, near South Sudan. Ugandan troops have been working as part of an African Union […]

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UN Urges Uganda to Prosecute Captured LRA Commander

Posted May 15th, 2012 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nations is urging Uganda to prosecute a captured field commander of the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army. Ugandan forces captured Caesar Acellam, one of the LRA’s top military leaders, in the Central African Republic on Saturday. Since then, multiple Ugandan officials have said Acellam could receive a pardon under the country’s Amnesty Act. Radhika […]

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UN Urges Uganda to Prosecute Captured LRA Commander

Posted May 15th, 2012 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations is urging Uganda to prosecute a captured field commander of the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army. Ugandan forces captured Caesar Acellam, one of the LRA’s top military leaders, in the Central African Republic on Saturday. Since then, multiple Ugandan officials have said Acellam could receive a pardon under the country’s Amnesty Act. Radhika […]

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UN Urges Uganda to Prosecute Captured LRA Commander

Posted May 15th, 2012 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations is urging Uganda to prosecute a captured field commander of the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army. Ugandan forces captured Caesar Acellam, one of the LRA’s top military leaders, in the Central African Republic on Saturday. Since then, multiple Ugandan officials have said Acellam could receive a pardon under the country’s Amnesty Act. Radhika […]

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Uganda Captures a Top LRA Commander

Posted May 13th, 2012 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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Ugandan forces have captured a top commander of the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army, bringing them a step closer to finding fugitive warlord Joseph Kony. A Ugandan military spokesman said Sunday that Caesar Achellam, a major general in Kony’s ranks, was captured during an ambush a day earlier in the Central African Republic. Kony and his […]

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Uganda Captures a Top LRA Commander

Posted May 13th, 2012 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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Ugandan forces have captured a top commander of the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army, bringing them a step closer to finding fugitive warlord Joseph Kony. A Ugandan military spokesman said Sunday that rebel commander was captured during an ambush a day earlier in the Central African Republic. Reuters news identify the captured rebel as Caesar Achellam, […]

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Senate Panel Hears from LRA Victims; Examines US Efforts to Counter Rebels

Posted April 25th, 2012 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S. Senate subcommittee listened to testimony Tuesday from two people abducted as children by the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army, during a hearing on U.S. efforts to counter the group in central Africa. Jolly Okot, who is now a regional ambassador for the advocacy group Invisible Children, told lawmakers about being tortured and raped after […]

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UN: LRA Attacks on Rise in Central Africa

Posted March 30th, 2012 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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The U.N. refugee agency is reporting a new wave of violence by the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army in central Africa. The UNHCR says that since March 6 there have been 13 new LRA attacks reported in the northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, mostly in the Dungu territory. It says two people were killed, and 13 […]

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AU Sending 5,000 Troops to Find LRA Leader Kony

Posted March 23rd, 2012 at 11:20 am (UTC-5)
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The African Union says it will deploy an additional 5,000 troops to search for fugitive rebel leader Joseph Kony, head of the Lord’s Resistance Army. The announcement was made in Entebbe, Uganda Friday by Francisco Madeira, the AU’s special envoy on the LRA. Madeira said the the troops will be supplied by Uganda, the Central […]

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