Uganda rebels trading ivory for supplies

2013-02-07 21:19
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Kampala - Uganda's army on Thursday recovered a cache of elephant tusks that it says was hidden by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group in the jungles of the Central African Republic.

The Ugandan army - backed up by around 100 US special forces troops - is spearheading the hunt for Kony in a vast area of sparsely populated jungle.

The LRA has split up into small groups and Kony is currently thought to be hiding out close to where the borders of the Central African Republic, South Sudan and Sudan meet.

Read more on:    lra  |  joseph kony  |  car  |  drc  |  uganda  |  central africa
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