His mother was enslaved by the Lord’s Resistance Army, but she was allowed to raise him at home. Now the son yearns to ask his father, responsible for such horror, ‘Why?’
Elephants, giraffes, giant elands and chimpanzees are being decimated by poachers linked to violent militias in a lawless region of central Africa
Oh shit! Apparently Angelina Jolie reportedly offered to help capture African warlord Joseph Kony, according to 40,000 ICC documents that leaked to the French investigative website Mediapart over the weekend. The documents suggest that the 42-year-old actress offered to act as bait in a trap to arrest Kony, with the help of US Special Forces and her [...]
In a plan that sounds more like a rejected movie script than reality, Angelina Jolie offered to help capture bloodthirsty warlord Joseph Kony by inviting him to dinner, according to leaked emails. In International Criminal Court emails leaked to the French website Mediapart, former chief ICC posecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo...
Call her Jolie. Angelina Jolie.
Angelina Jolie was to be used as bait to try and capture African warlord Joseph Kony, it has been revealed. The star was to be used as a ‘honey trap’ along with her then husband Brad Pitt, 51, to try and snare Kony. Documents about the plan were leaked by an international criminal court claiming Read More
Five years after the #Kony2012 viral video attracted attention at the highest levels of governments around the world, international interest in Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) movement has significantly diminished. Show More Summary
The Pentagon says it won its war against the Lord’s Resistance Army. But the notorious rebel group is far from a spent force.
Around 100 U.S. troops ended a six-year mission earlier in 2017 after failing to capture Kony, whose group has co-opted tens of thousands of children into conflict.
THE SNAKE ISN’T DEAD AND IT CONTINUES TO STRIKE: The Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) Ugandan rebel group is launching new attacks. It appears Joseph Kony is still alive and in charge. New LRA attacks are occurring along the Congo-South Sudan border. The LRA is definitely damaged, but it managed a fairly large raid on June […]
Bosco Ntaganda, an ex-rebel commander in eastern Congo, allegedly recruited child soldiers and oversaw brutal massacres.
The African Civil War You’ve Never Heard Of “An empty space surrounded by fragile states,” is how one expert, David Okapi, describes Central African Republic (CAR). Bordering South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Chad, the sparsely-populated and extremely poor country has...
Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony is rumored to have a hideout in the landlocked country, but Central African Republic has a civil war of its own.
The soldiers were based in Central African Republic and received assistance from U.S. special advisers in hunting the warlord.
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan soldiers sexually abused at least 13 girls and women in the Central African Republic while the troops were helping to hunt for warlord Joseph Kony, the U.S.-based Human Rights Watch said on Monday.
Six years after the US sent troops to Central Africa to help hunt down notorious warlord Joseph Kony, the US Africa command (AFRICOM) announced this week that its mission was over. Critics warn the Lord Resistance Amry (LRA) still poses a risk and that the withdrawal could create a security vaccum in the region.
Lord’s Resistance Army defectors say infamous warlord Joseph Kony will revive his gruesome campaign to impose his rule based on a warped version of the Ten Commandments.
US special forces on Wednesday began to pull out from Central Africa, ending a five-year hunt for brutal LRA warlord Joseph Kony, who is wanted for crimes against humanity. The departure of the troops sent in to support an African Union...Show More Summary
KAMPALA – This week, the international manhunt for Joseph Kony came to an undistinguished end. Both Uganda and the United States said they were withdrawing forces dedicated to catching the warlord, who remains on the run despite a multi-year, multimillion-dollar chase. Just five years ago, Kony became one of the world’s most-feared monsters. More than […]
The U.S. announced late last month they'd be redirecting troops hunting the Lord's Resistance Army; Uganda followed suit this week. The U.S. says Kony's followers have shrunk to fewer than 100 people.