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.

Fugitive African warlord Joseph Kony is 'sickly'

2015-07-06 12:37

Defectors from the Lord's Resistance Army say the armed group's fugitive leader is sickly and in retreat from an international manhunt that includes US forces.

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.

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.

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.

Dead or alive, Boko Haram leader fuels violence

2014-09-26 12:14

Nigeria's Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, or a man claiming to be him, has been killed at least three times, according to military, yet each time he apparently returns in the group's numerous jihadist videos.

Kony's rebels change tactics to evade hunt

2014-07-19 13:23

Knives, ropes, tarpaulins, AK-47s, and gun lubricant. These are some of the items handed over to the Ugandan army by three fighters who defected last month from Joseph Kony's rebels.

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.

African troops capture junior rebel commander

2014-04-22 13:45

Uganda’s military says it has captured a junior commander with the LRA and rescued 10 people abducted by the fugitive leaders of the rebel group notorious for abducting children.


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.

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.

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.

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.

Abductions by Uganda's LRA rebels on the rise

2014-11-13 15:14

Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army rebels have launched a string of attacks across central Africa with a "steady increase" in abductions, the UN 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.

Uganda counts costs after anti-gay law fury

2014-03-31 07:46

Uganda is facing a heavy diplomatic and economic fallout following its approval last month of a tough new anti-gay law which prompted stiff criticism and aid cuts by Western donors.

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