Showing Archived Posts

UN Report: Kony’s LRA Still Recruits Children

Posted June 6th, 2012 at 7:15 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

The United Nations says that the Ugandan rebel group known as the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) continues to perpetrate violations against children, including recruiting them as soldiers. A new report by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the rebel group led by Joseph Kony has abducted close to 600 children, almost half of them girls, in […]

Tags: , , Posted in Africa

UN Urges Uganda to Prosecute Captured LRA Commander

Posted May 15th, 2012 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

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 […]

Tags: , , , Posted in Africa

UN Urges Uganda to Prosecute Captured LRA Commander

Posted May 15th, 2012 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

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 […]

Tags: , , , , Posted in Africa

UN Urges Uganda to Prosecute Captured LRA Commander

Posted May 15th, 2012 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

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 […]

Tags: , Posted in Africa

Uganda Captures a Top LRA Commander

Posted May 13th, 2012 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

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 […]

Tags: , , , Posted in Africa

Uganda Captures a Top LRA Commander

Posted May 13th, 2012 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

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, […]

Tags: , Posted in Africa

U.S. Senators Push Resolution Condemning Kony

Posted March 21st, 2012 at 7:45 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has introduced a resolution condemning a Uganda-based militant group and its leader for crimes against humanity. A third of the senators back the resolution aimed at the group known as the Lord’s Resistance Army and its leader, Joseph Kony. Senator Chris Coons on Wednesday accused Kony of “unconscionable crimes […]

Tags: , , Posted in Africa

U.S. Senators Push Resolution Condemning Kony

Posted March 21st, 2012 at 7:25 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has introduced a resolution condemning a Uganda-based militant group and its leader for crimes against humanity. At third of the senators back the resolution aimed at the group known as the Lord’s Resistance Army and its leader, Joseph Kony. Senator Chris Coons on Wednesday accused Kony of “unconscionable crimes […]

Tags: , Posted in Africa

Uganda Warns Against Exaggerating LRA Threat

Posted March 12th, 2012 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Uganda says it welcomes the online campaign against the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army but warns against exaggerating the LRA threat. In a statement published by a state-owned newspaper (New Vision), the government approved of campaigns to raise awareness of the LRA and the plight of the rebel group’s victims. But it said any campaign must […]

Tags: , Posted in Africa

China’s State Oil Company in Talks for Uganda Refinery

Posted February 23rd, 2012 at 2:55 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Chinese state media say one of the country’s largest national oil companies is in negotiations to invest in Uganda’s first ever oil refinery. The China Daily said Thursday that the state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) plans to invest in the project, which will be located in the Lake Albert basin in Western Uganda. […]

Calendar

December 2019
M T W T F S S
« Jan    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  

Archives

Categories