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LRA Defectors Say No One Has Seen Joseph Kony In Years

AP | RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 07.04.2014 | World

NZACKO, Central African Republic (AP) -- The African troops hoped the latest defector from the Lord's Resistance Army rebel group would have fresh ins...

5 Things You Should Know About Okot Odhiambo

Patrick Munduga | Posted 04.21.2014 | Impact
Patrick Munduga

Last week the Ugandan military revealed that they think there is a "high possibility" that Lord's Resistance Army officer Okot Odhiambo died in December of 2013 from wounds suffered during a clash between LRA forces and Ugandan troops.

Ugandan Army Seizes LRA Base

AP | Posted 11.01.2012 | World

BANGUI, Central African Republic — The Ugandan army destroyed a base of a key general of the Lord's Resistance Army in the Central African Repub...

Living in the Shadow of the LRA

Caroline Gluck | Posted 04.28.2012 | World
Caroline Gluck

In the village of Bangadi, in Congo's northeastern Orientale province, you don't have to look hard to see the impact that the vicious rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army -- the LRA -- has had on the community.

Military Action Against LRA Rebels Risks New Wave of Retaliations

Louis Belanger | Posted 06.19.2012 | World
Louis Belanger

Preventing violence against the local population means a commitment to army reform, more accountability toward affected communities and development of isolated areas.

Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army Explained

Posted 03.12.2012 | World

If you're on Facebook or Twitter, there's no way you missed the Stop Kony video that prompted backlash after going viral last week. The film draws att...

Analysis: Why Obama Sends U.S. Troops To Africa

AP | By JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 12.15.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- Why is the U.S. sending its troops to finish off a fractured band of bush fighters in the middle of Africa? Political payback for th...

Obama Deploys Military Advisers To Central Africa

AP | MARK S. SMITH and BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 12.14.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Intervening in a volatile and brutal crisis, President Barack Obama said Friday he has dispatched 100 U.S. troops to central Africa...