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  • U.S. Special Forces have paired with local troops and Ugandan soldiers in the Central African Republic to help find fugitive Joseph Kony, whose Lord's Resistance Army has been raping, pillaging and plundering villages across the region. (Associated Press)

    Hunt for notorious Ugandan warlord Kony loses momentum

    Joseph Kony, whose Lord's Resistance Army has survived on a steady regimen of rape, murder, pillage and abduction across East and Central Africa, remains a fugitive, as African Union countries struggle to coordinate their forces and amass the political will to bring justice to one of Africa's most infamous warlords.


  • Gen. Carter Ham, head of U.S. Africa Command, said Africa-based terrorist groups are sharing their training, funding and bomb-making materials. They pose a threat to the U.S. and the region, he said. (Associated Press)

    U.S. expanding military aid, intelligence in Africa

    The U.S. is carefully expanding efforts to provide intelligence, training and at times small numbers of forces to African nations to help counter terrorist activities in the region, the top American military commander for Africa said Monday.


  • Rebel army senior man is captured in Uganda

    Ugandan forces captured a senior commander of Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army after a brief fight with rebels near the Congo-Central African Republic border, an army official said Sunday, in what an analyst said was an "intelligence coup" for forces hunting for Kony.


  • ** FILE ** Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, meets in July 2006 with a delegation of 160 officials and lawmakers from northern Uganda and representatives of non-governmental organizations in Congo near the Sudan border. (Associated Press)

    Official: Top Kony commander captured

    Ugandan forces have captured a senior commander of Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army after a brief fight with rebels near the Congo-Central African Republic border, Ugandan army official said Sunday.


  • Troops from the Central African Republic stand guard April 29, 2012, at a building used for joint meetings between them and U.S. Army special forces in Obo, Central African Republic. Obo was the first place in the Central African Republic that Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) attacked in 2008 and today is one of four forward operating locations where U.S. special forces have paired up with local troops and Ugandan soldiers to seek out Kony. (Associated Press)

    Uganda suggests Joseph Kony getting Sudan support

    Ugandan officials are renewing a claim made with some frequency over the years: That rebel leader Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army are receiving backing from the government of Sudan.


  • Sudanese state Minister of Information Sana Hamad poses April 24, 2012, for a photo with Sudanese armed forces at the oil-rich border town of Heglig, Sudan. (Associated Press)

    Conflict in Sudan could spark regional warfare

    The ever-intensifying conflict between Sudan and South Sudan is threatening to drag in neighboring countries and undermine regional security and economic interests.


  • Members of the Sudanese armed forces raise their weapons during a visit by President Omar al-Bashir in Heglig, Sudan, on Monday, April 23, 2012. (AP Photo)

    Sudan conflict could shake region

    The intensifying conflict between Sudan and South Sudan is threatening to drag in neighboring countries and undermine regional security and economic interests.


  • Kony

    Kony hunters must fight crocs, bees

    For Ugandan soldiers tasked with catching Joseph Kony, the real threat is not the elusive Central African warlord and his brutal gang.


  • **FILE** Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, meets July 31, 2006, with a delegation of 160 officials and lawmakers from northern Uganda and representatives of non-governmental organizations in Congo near the Sudan border. (Associated Press)

    Nations unite for all-out effort to hunt down warlord Kony

    African nations have redoubled their resolve to capture Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony in the wake of the viral online documentary highlighting his rebel group's atrocities.


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