ICC brings 60 new charges against LRA Kony's deputy

2015-09-25 08:07

The ICC has unveiled 60 new war crimes charges against the deputy leader of Uganda’s brutal Lord’s Resistance Army, including using child soldiers and keeping sex slaves.

UN airlifts DRC refugees out of C Africa

2015-08-03 20:30

The UN has begun repatriating more than 600 people who had fled to the now violence-torn Central African Republic from the Democratic Republic of Congo six years ago.

Kony deputy's remains found

2015-02-02 21:05

The remains of the last lieutenant of Joseph Kony is believed to have been discovered in the Central African Republic.

LRA commander arrives at ICC prison

2015-01-22 06:03

A Ugandan commander of the notorious Lord's Resistance Army has arrived at the International Criminal Court detention centre in The Hague.

US gives LRA chief Dominic Ongwen to Ugandans

2015-01-14 13:22

The US embassy in Uganda says US Special Forces in Obo, Central African Republic, have handed over a Lord’s Resistance Army commander who is charged with war crimes to Ugandan troops.

Uganda wants to try LRA leader

2015-01-12 21:26

Uganda says it wants to try the Lord's Resistance Army rebel commander who surrendered.

Uganda army confirms rebel LRA commander surrendered

2015-01-07 14:11

Uganda’s army has confirmed that a man who surrendered to US-African forces in the CAR is Dominic Ongwen, a senior commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army.

LRA kidnap 6 in CAR

2014-12-31 05:30

At least six people have been abducted and two left injured after fighters with the Lord's Resistance Army attacked a village in the eastern Central African Republic.

LRA massacres 68 elephants in DRC

2014-06-14 10:30

National park group have sounded the alarm over LRA poacher attacks on elephants in DRC's Garamba park.

Rebels in DRC may be shooting elephants

2014-05-14 19:47

A sharp rise in elephant poaching in a remote park in DRC has conservation groups asking if the rebel Lord's Resistance Army is hunting the protected animals.


LRA rebel hearing should be held in Uganda - ICC

2015-09-10 22:08

A hearing to confirm charges against notorious Lord's Resistance Army rebel Dominic Ongwen should be held in Uganda, the International Criminal Court says, as it dropped the case against a second LRA leader.

Poachers slaughter 30 elephants in DRC

2015-03-23 18:00

Poachers have killed 30 elephants in a DRC national park in the past two weeks, park authorities say.

Uganda LRA rebel leader Ongwen faces ICC judges

2015-01-26 11:44

Notorious former Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen faces International Criminal Court judges for the first time, charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity.

US ambassador: Ugandan rebel commander arrives at ICC

2015-01-21 10:08

A commander from a fearsome Ugandan rebel group known for abducting and torturing children has been taken into custody at the ICC, where he faces charges including murder and enslavement.

Ugandan rebel commander to face ICC

2015-01-14 09:02

A top commander in a rebel group that has terrorised east and central Africa for decades is to face justice at the International Criminal Court, the US says.

CAR rebels seek $5m bounty for LRA commander

2015-01-10 11:43

Seleka rebels in Central African Republic want the US to pay them a $5m bounty, saying they were the ones who captured fugitive Ugandan LRA commander Dominic Ongwen.

LRA 'commander' surrenders in CAR

2015-01-07 11:11

A man identifying himself as Dominic Ongwen, a senior commander of the LRA, has given himself up to US-African forces tracking the guerrilla group in CAR, the US says.

Rising Islamist violence in focus at US-Africa summit

2014-08-04 11:15

Rising violence from brutal Islamist groups in Africa will be a key issue at an Africa summit US President Barack Obama is hosting in Washington this week.

Uganda: LRA rebel chief Kony promotes son

2014-05-18 12:30

Uganda's notorious rebel chief Joseph Kony has named his son as deputy of his Lord's Resistance Army, a guerrilla force infamous for its extreme savagery, says the army.

UN: Warlord Kony hiding in S Sudan enclave

2014-05-07 08:31

Warlord Joseph Kony and some of his LRA commanders are hiding in Sudanese-controlled areas of a disputed enclave in South Sudan bordering CAR and Sudan, the UN says.

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