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Briton faces death for killing 13 Africans


May 9th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) A 24-year-old Briton is facing the death penalty after being charged with the murder of 13 people in a jungle in the Central African Republic.David Simpson, ... Read more...

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UN to meet with central African governments to fight Lord’s Resistance Army


March 15th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by BNO News
LIBREVILLE, Gabon (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Wednesday said it will meet in Uganda with government officials from central Africa next week to establish a comprehensive regional strategy to ... Read more...

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‘Invisible children’ 2012 campaign launched to bring Kony to justice


March 7th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Invisible Children," a non-profit organization, has launched an ambitious campaign to bring Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony to justice. Kony, who is the leader of the ... Read more...

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UNSC condemns Iraq terror attacks; seeks stability in Central Africa


August 19th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 19 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned in the strongest terms the series of terrorist attacks in Iraq Aug 15 and underlined the need to bring ... Read more...

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UN says armed groups in Central African Republic continue recruiting children


April 26th, 2011 - 2:20 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations on Monday released a report voicing serious concern as armed groups in Central African Republic (CAR) continue recruiting children.The report to the Security Council ... Read more...

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Lord’s Resistance Army Killed Around 321 Civilians In Makombo Massacre, Report Says


March 28th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina GomezDakar, Senegal, Mar 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army was responsible for the death of hundreds of innocent civilians in Congo late last year which is being perceived as ... Read more...

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Ugandan rebels killed 321 in Congo massacre: Rights group


March 28th, 2010 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
DPA Kampala/Washington, March 28 (DPA) The one-time Ugandan rebel group Lord's Resistance Army killed at least 321 civilians in a four-day rampage in northeastern Congo late in 2009, Human Rights Watch said early ... Read more...

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Over 4 mn in need of food aid in southern Sudan: UN


February 2nd, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Juba, Feb 2 (DPA) Conflicts and drought have driven up the number of southern Sudanese in need of food aid from one million in 2009 to 4.3 million this year, the United ... Read more...

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Congo offensive sparks more killings, sexual violence: UN


October 16th, 2009 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
Kinshasa/Geneva, Oct 16 (DPA) A UN-backed operation to flush out Rwandan and Ugandan rebels from eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has sparked a sharp rise in killings and sexual violence since February, ... Read more...

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Uganda begins withdrawing troops from Congo


March 15th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala, March 15 (DPA) Uganda began withdrawing its troops from northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior Ugandan army official said Sunday. "The process of bringing them back starts today. They are being ... Read more...

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Ugandan rebels kill about 400 in Congo: Aid group


December 31st, 2008 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Freiburg (Germany), Dec 31 (DPA) A German aid group has said that Ugandan rebel group the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) has killed at least 400 people over Christmas in the Democratic Republic ... Read more...

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Ugandan rebels massacre 45 Congolese civilians


December 29th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala, Dec 29 (DPA) The Ugandan rebel group Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) has massacred 45 people in a church in the north-east Congo, Uganda's government-backed New Vision newspaper reported Monday.The newspaper quoted witnesses ... Read more...

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Ugandan rebels kill more than 40 Congolese civilians


December 27th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala (Uganda), Dec 27 (DPA) Ugandan rebel outfit the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), currently facing a regional military offensive in the north-east of Congo, killed 43 civilians and abducted others in deadly ... Read more...

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African armies move against Ugandan rebels


December 15th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Kampala (Uganda), Dec 15 (DPA) Uganda, Congo and South Sudan have attacked the base of Ugandan rebels holed up in the jungles of eastern Congo, military officials said Monday.Joseph Kony, leader of ... Read more...

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Uganda needs $225 mn aid to avert humanitarian crisis


December 4th, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala, Dec 4 (Xinhua) The Ugandan government and humanitarian agencies Thursday said the war-ravaged country needed international assistance worth $225 million to meet the most urgent humanitarian needs of some 1.6 million ... Read more...

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Ugandan rebels set to sign peace treaty Nov 30


November 18th, 2008 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
Kampala, Nov 18 (DPA) An agreement expected to end two decades of civil war in the north of Uganda is expected to be signed Nov 30, now that the Lord's Resistance Army ... Read more...

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Ugandan rebels attack villages, military base in Sudan


September 20th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Juba, Sep 20 (DPA) About 100 militants of the Uganda Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) attacked a military base and three villages in southern Sudan, kidnapping about 50 children, the BBC reported.The children ... Read more...

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New conflict with Ugandan rebels looms on horizon


June 13th, 2008 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
By Henry Wasswa Kampala, June 13 (DPA) The two-year peace process in Uganda aimed at ending a rebellion by the notorious Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) lies in tatters as the rebels re-arm and ... Read more...

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Ugandan rebels delay peace deal signing to end 20-year war


April 1st, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kampala (Uganda), April 1 (DPA) The leader of Uganda's notorious Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) has set April 10 as the new date to sign a peace treaty that would bring an end ... Read more...

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