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UN chief warns that traffickers may be guilty of war crimes

2017-11-22 15:42

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says terrorist groups and criminals are capitalising on conflict to exploit innocent civilians sexually and physically, which may constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Aide to warlord Kony surrenders as US pulls from mission

2017-03-30 19:43

A key aide to warlord Joseph Kony has surrendered to Ugandan forces, says the military, shortly after the US indicated it was pulling out of the international manhunt for one of Africa's most notorious fugitives.

LRA rebels in CAR kidnap 344 people in six months

2016-07-21 16:18

Rebels from the Lord's Resistance Army have kidnapped a record 344 civilians in the Central African Republic in the first half of 2016, according to two specialised NGOs.

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.

ICC paves way to try LRA commander

2016-03-23 19:00

War crimes judges have confirmed 70 charges against notorious Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen for crimes committed in Uganda, including keeping sex slaves and recruiting child soldiers.

Senior LRA rebel commander defects in CAR

2016-02-13 13:33

The US Africa Command says a senior commander of the rebel group Lord's Resistance Army has defected in the Central African Republic

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.

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.

 

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.

'I was grabbed, dragged to a nearby lodge and raped by a Ugandan soldier at age 12'

2017-01-31 15:34

Ugandan soldiers deployed in the Central African Republic to search for rebel leader Joseph Kony have been accused of raping women and children, a report says.

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.

UN peacekeeper killed in Central Africa in alleged LRA attack

2016-04-19 05:25

A UN peacekeeper from Morocco was killed in the Central African Republic while on patrol near a village that came under attack, allegedly by rebels of the Lord's Resistance Army.

Armed groups line up to kill Congo elephants

2016-02-17 16:19

Across Africa more than 30 000 elephants are poached every year to feed demand in Asia.

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.

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.

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.

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