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UN envoy fears 'security vacuum' in central Africa

2017-06-14 15:33

The UN says it fears a "security vacuum" in central Africa after the withdrawal of Ugandan, South Sudanese and US troops formerly tracking Lord's Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony.

US troops hunting LRA warlord Kony begin Central Africa pullout

2017-04-27 11:12

US special forces has began to pull out from Central Africa, ending a five-year hunt for brutal LRA warlord Joseph Kony, who is wanted for crimes against humanity.

Uganda hails surrender of senior LRA commander

2017-03-29 21:54

Uganda's army has hailed the surrender of a senior commander of the Lord's Resistance Army who was in charge of communication for leader Joseph Kony.

Uganda rebel commander goes on trial at ICC

2016-12-06 11:03

One of the most senior commanders in the feared militia of fugitive Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony is going on trial at the International Criminal Court.

Top critic Uganda says 'undecided' about leaving ICC

2016-10-21 16:21

Uganda says it remains "undecided" about whether to leave the International Criminal Court after two African states this week decided to pull out.

Uganda to withdraw troops from CAR

2016-06-10 20:29

Uganda plans to withdraw all of its troops from a mission in the Central African whose goal is to hunt down members of the LRA rebel group.

Central Africa villages take on LRA rebels

2016-05-03 16:23

Obo, and the surrounding villages in southeast Central African Republic have formed a radio network to boost security.

LRA 'spear tip' in court

2016-01-21 18:30

Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen was the 'tip of the spear' of the group which sowed terror in northern Uganda prosecutor says.

Warlord Kony killing elephants, selling ivory

2015-10-26 22:45

Warlord Joseph Kony's LRA rebels in Congo are killing elephants for their ivory, which they trade for supplies in Sudanese-controlled territory, according to a new report.

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.

 

Top African warlord Kony eludes justice, as manhunt ends

2017-05-09 18:44

Notorious African warlord Kony may never face justice as US, others are ending the international manhunt for him and his Lord's Resistance Army.

US to continue training regional troops against Uganda’s LRA

2017-04-21 17:06

The United States has said that it will still train east and central African troops to prevent Uganda’s notorious Lord's Resistance Army rebel leader Joseph Kony’s fighters from regrouping.

Trial resumes of Ugandan LRA warlord

2017-01-16 22:31

Former child soldier-turned-warlord Dominic Ongwen is back in the dock as the first witness appeared in the trial of the Ugandan ex-commander of the Lord's Resistance Army due to last several years.

ICC: First Lord's Resistance Army trial set to begin

2016-12-05 14:00

The trial of a Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongweni is set to begin on December 6 at the International Criminal Court in the Hague, Human Rights Watch has said.

Ugandan-led rebel group steps up attacks in Central Africa

2016-07-20 19:04

A Ugandan-led rebel group has abducted 498 civilians and killed 17 others in the first half of this year, a watchdog organisation says, suggesting a resurgence of the group whose leader is the target of an international manhunt.

UN: Rebels kidnap dozens of civilians in DRC

2016-06-08 23:04

Nearly 100 people have been kidnapped in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo during an attack blamed on Uganda's rebel Lord's Resistance Army, the United Nations says.

Ugandan LRA top rebel captured in Central Africa

2016-02-10 17:50

A commander in Uganda's notorious Lord's Resistance Army captured by rebels in the Central African Republic has been identified as Okot Odek, a key figure in the group.

Ugandan rebel appearing before judges at pretrial hearing

2016-01-21 15:29

A commander in the fugitive warlord Joseph Kony's brutal Ugandan rebel militia is facing a crucial hearing at the International Criminal Court to assess whether evidence against him is strong enough to merit making him stand trial.

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.

Africa in the dock at the ICC

2015-09-02 09:11

The International Criminal Court where the trial of Congolese warlord Bosco Ntangada is set to open, has launched investigations in eight African countries.

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