In two months, the brutal militia has kidnapped triple the number of children in the Central African Republic than during all of 2015.
Major General Ongwen was a notoriously brutal top commander who spent his entire adult life in the Lords Resistance Army (LRA) which terrorized communities in Northern Uganda, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic.
Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe -- the nun who threatened to punch Stephen Colbert in the face -- doesn't shy away from making bold
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If Kony had his way, the world would forget he ever existed. But instead, we should take a lesson from 2005, when the international community finally began to take Kony and his LRA rebellion seriously.
Just a few weeks after the viral video's success, a lot of the air in the Kony bubble was let out when Jason Russell, the
Since last month's enactment of the anti-gay legislation, Washington has said it is reviewing its relationship with Uganda's
"The current military pressure has kept the LRA, including its leader Joseph Kony, on the run," the AU's special envoy on
U.S. military advisers have trained, equipped and supported troops from Uganda, South Sudan, and Congo in their operations, and the tide is beginning to turn in the efforts to end the Kony insurgency.
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The crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) has deteriorated in recent months with worsening humanitarian conditions, lawlessness and violence between the Christian and Muslim communities.
One year ago, the Kony 2012 documentary became an international conversation piece. Still, questions remain about the impact, legitimacy, and morality of the movement. Jamila Aisha Brown, Noelle West and Timothy Kalyegira join Marc to debate.
“People got on board by the millions,” Russell said in the film about the campaign's launch. “But because the story spread
At the same time, the Sudanese ambassador reportedly stated that Sudan condemns the LRA and is committed to cooperating with the international community to end the group. If that is so, what is Khartoum afraid of?
The United Nations has said that Kony appears to be increasingly nervous as a result and is changing his location every few
In the village of Bangadi, in Congo's northeastern Orientale province, you don't have to look hard to see the impact that the vicious rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army -- the LRA -- has had on the community.
"As soon as I was abducted, the LRA taught us their language, Acholi, and told us their rules. We had to wash three times per day, prepare the food well for the fighters, keep their clothes clean, and if we tried to escape, we would be killed."
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