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AllAfrica.com
Disney Movie Sparks a Chess Boomin the northern town of Gulu, which suffered some of the worst atrocities durin
Disney Movie Sparks a Chess Boom
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
in the northern town of Gulu, which suffered some of the worst atrocities during the conflict with Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army. Some of Robert's older students, from the early days of the Katwe Chess Academy, are now leading the... Read more
6d
AllAfrica.com
Tales From Former Child Soldiersoff the surplus," she shares. They took over my body Just like Acen, 31-year-
Tales From Former Child Soldiers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
off the surplus," she shares. They took over my body Just like Acen, 31-year-old Agnes Acan also faced the wrath of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels. As she painfully narrates circumstances under which she was captured, at some point she... Read more
6d
Aljazeera
Disney movie sparks a chess boom in Ugandain the northern town of Gulu, which suffered some of the worst atrocities durin
Disney movie sparks a chess boom in Uganda
Aljazeera / Posted 6 days ago
in the northern town of Gulu, which suffered some of the worst atrocities during the conflict with Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army. Some of Robert's older students, from the early days of the Katwe Chess Academy, are now leading... Read more
6d
Channel NewsAsia
Lord's Resistance Army kidnappings hit six-year high - monitorsDAKAR: Kidnappings in Central Africa by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) hit a
Lord's Resistance Army kidnappings hit six-year high - monitors
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
DAKAR: Kidnappings in Central Africa by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) hit a six-year high in the first half of 2016 just as Uganda threatened to roll back its involvement in an operation to hunt down the rebels, monitoring groups said on... Read more
6d
AllAfrica.com
37-Old Village Chairman Returns to Schoolhas resumed studies. Mr Komakech, a father of five, dropped out of school in 1
37-Old Village Chairman Returns to School
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
has resumed studies. Mr Komakech, a father of five, dropped out of school in 1996 while in Primary Seven due to the Lord's Resistance Army insurgence in northern Uganda. He resumed his studies earlier this year at Lungulu Primary... Read more
8d
AllAfrica.com
Official Amnesty for Corruption? What a Splendidly Ugandan Idea, Let's Just Do Itdirectly manifested when they steal funds for medical services. They also argue
Official Amnesty for Corruption? What a Splendidly Ugandan Idea, Let's Just Do It
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
directly manifested when they steal funds for medical services. They also argue that it is corruption that prolonged the Lord's Resistance Army rebellion, for instance. Of course, things will have to be done systematically. The amnesty for the... Read more
8d
AllAfrica.com
A Former LRA Abductee Rehabilitating Victimsthen, going on to 12. As his mother cried, he wondered how hard she had cried w
A Former LRA Abductee Rehabilitating Victims
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
then, going on to 12. As his mother cried, he wondered how hard she had cried when he had been abducted by Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army rebels eight months earlier. On the night of his abduction, Olum said, it started out as a "normal"... Read more
9d
AllAfrica.com
Heads of State Must Rethink Pulling Out of ICCBashir standing trial will not return the 300,000 back to life, but for the vic
Heads of State Must Rethink Pulling Out of ICC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Bashir standing trial will not return the 300,000 back to life, but for the victims, justice would have been served. Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) top commander Joseph Kony, also wanted by the court, is still at large. But last year when one... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Any War Is About Ideologythat didn't seem to clearly reflect the political content in them. The Allied D
Any War Is About Ideology
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
that didn't seem to clearly reflect the political content in them. The Allied Democratic Forces of Jamil Mukulu and the Lord's Resistance Army of Joseph Kony are homegrown examples of wars whose political purposes and motives were hazy at best... Read more
14d
dna
Islamophobic content in California school books, allege US Muslimsletter alleged that only Islam is singled out when it comes to the study of rel
Islamophobic content in California school books, allege US Muslims
dna / Posted 14 days ago
letter alleged that only Islam is singled out when it comes to the study of religious nationalism even though Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army has killed tens of thousands of people in Africa in the name of Christian nationalism. "Despite India... Read more
15d
The Hill
Clinton and Trump will be OK after the election, but what about African candidates?"key strategic partner" of the United States. The countries collaborate in the
Clinton and Trump will be OK after the election, but what about African candidates?
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
"key strategic partner" of the United States. The countries collaborate in the fight against al-Shabaab in Somalia and the Lord's Resistance Army led by Joseph Kony. In the course of Uganda's Feb. 18 elections, Besigye was arrested four times in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Col Kulayigye Never Saw His Mum but Has Seen Successcaused by a virus that is spread through blood and body fluids. But he recovere
Col Kulayigye Never Saw His Mum but Has Seen Success
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
caused by a virus that is spread through blood and body fluids. But he recovered too. He survived many ambushes during the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) war in northern Uganda. And like he says, without God's hand, he wouldn't have gone through all... Read more
20d
AllAfrica.com
Sheikhs Caution Youth On Warthe sub-region should never degenerate to the devastating history of armed rebe
Sheikhs Caution Youth On War
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
the sub-region should never degenerate to the devastating history of armed rebellion after the more than two decades of Lord's Resistance Army insurgency. Muslim clerics in several eastern districts called upon Muslims to remain united and... Read more
22d
Rappler
Risk of soaring Central Africa violence, UN rights chief warnsfor their security." He also voiced concern at rampant violations committed in
Risk of soaring Central Africa violence, UN rights chief warns
Rappler / Posted 22 days ago
for their security." He also voiced concern at rampant violations committed in the southeast of the country by the rebel Lord's Resistance Army, including killings, abductions and gender-based attacks. And he condemned "credible and deeply... Read more
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22d
AllAfrica.com
UN Rights Chief Warns of Risk of Re-Escalation of Violencebe restored, Mr. Zeid stressed. He also expressed his concern at the continuin
UN Rights Chief Warns of Risk of Re-Escalation of Violence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
be restored, Mr. Zeid stressed. He also expressed his concern at the continuing human rights violations committed by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in the country's southeast, including large-scale killings, mutilations, abductions, sex-slavery... Read more
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22d
AllAfrica.com
Uganda to Pull Troops Out of Somalia As It Also Exits Central Africa Republicwhere the Uganda People's Defence Forces has been maintaining a relatively smal
Uganda to Pull Troops Out of Somalia As It Also Exits Central Africa Republic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
where the Uganda People's Defence Forces has been maintaining a relatively small force in the hunt for Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) fighters alongside a couple hundred United States special forces. According to Mr Katumba, the... Read more
23d
AllAfrica.com
Mission (Not) AccomplishedUganda's announcement earlier this month that it plans to withdraw troops hunti
Mission (Not) Accomplished
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Uganda's announcement earlier this month that it plans to withdraw troops hunting the feared Lord's Resistance Army has triggered alarm that it could encourage a resurgence in attacks and abductions by the notorious rebel group. Uganda has 2,500... Read more
26d
WLOX-TV Biloxi
No Independence Day for South Sudan; it says can't afford itwith an Islamic fundamentalist agenda. It includes former government troops, fi
No Independence Day for South Sudan; it says can't afford it
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 26 days ago
with an Islamic fundamentalist agenda. It includes former government troops, fighters from the Ugandan-led rebel group the Lord's Resistance Army and a Sudanese militia called the janjaweed. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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26d
WECT 6 Wilmington
No Independence Day for South Sudan; it says can't afford itwith an Islamic fundamentalist agenda. It includes former government troops, fi
No Independence Day for South Sudan; it says can't afford it
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 26 days ago
with an Islamic fundamentalist agenda. It includes former government troops, fighters from the Ugandan-led rebel group the Lord's Resistance Army and a Sudanese militia called the janjaweed. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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27d
AllAfrica.com
LRA Victims Seek Healing From TraumaLira — People in the northern region who suffered torture during the two-decade
LRA Victims Seek Healing From Trauma
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
Lira — People in the northern region who suffered torture during the two-decade Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) war have asked government to design programmes that can help heal their wounds and trauma. The victims speaking at a ceremony to commemorate... Read more
27d
AllAfrica.com
Tens of Thousands Flee Fightingon a new hardline rebel group that includes former government troops, fighters
Tens of Thousands Flee Fighting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
on a new hardline rebel group that includes former government troops, fighters from the Ugandan-led rebel group the Lord's Resistance Army and a Sudanese militia known as the Janjaweed. Government spokesman Michael Makuei said Tuesday that... Read more
27d
Aljazeera
Tens of thousands flee fighting in South Sudanon a new hardline rebel group that includes former government troops, fighters
Tens of thousands flee fighting in South Sudan
Aljazeera / Posted 27 days ago
on a new hardline rebel group that includes former government troops, fighters from the Ugandan-led rebel group the Lord's Resistance Army and a Sudanese militia known as the Janjaweed. Government spokesman Michael Makuei said Tuesday that... Read more
27d
WECT 6 Wilmington
Over 50 people killed in new South Sudan fightinghas an Islamic fundamentalist agenda and includes former government troops, fig
Over 50 people killed in new South Sudan fighting
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 27 days ago
has an Islamic fundamentalist agenda and includes former government troops, fighters from the Ugandan-led rebel group the Lord's Resistance Army and a Sudanese militia called the janjaweed. Relief agencies are providing emergency assistance to... Read more
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27d
AllAfrica.com
Is Acholi Claim of Exclusion in the Oil Sector a Time Bomb?Uganda. Right from the Holy Spirit movement led by warrior priestess Alice Lakw
Is Acholi Claim of Exclusion in the Oil Sector a Time Bomb?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
Uganda. Right from the Holy Spirit movement led by warrior priestess Alice Lakwena to the two-decade-long insurgency by the Lord's Resistance Army, led by Joseph Kony, against the government of President Yoweri Museveni, the Acholi have seen it... Read more
28d
WLOX-TV Biloxi
South Sudan says new rebel group has formed; 43 said killedhas an Islamic fundamentalist agenda and includes former government troops, fig
South Sudan says new rebel group has formed; 43 said killed
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 28 days ago
has an Islamic fundamentalist agenda and includes former government troops, fighters from the Ugandan-led rebel group the Lord's Resistance Army and a Sudanese militia called the janjaweed. Relief agencies are providing emergency assistance to... Read more
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28d
WECT 6 Wilmington
South Sudan says new rebel group has formed; 43 said killedhas an Islamic fundamentalist agenda and includes former government troops, fig
South Sudan says new rebel group has formed; 43 said killed
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 28 days ago
has an Islamic fundamentalist agenda and includes former government troops, fighters from the Ugandan-led rebel group the Lord's Resistance Army and a Sudanese militia called the janjaweed. Relief agencies are providing emergency assistance to... Read more
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28d
Channel NewsAsia
Rebel, army clashes kill 43 near South Sudan's Wau - governmentsaid Fatan was trying to carve out an Islamist state but added that his force i
Rebel, army clashes kill 43 near South Sudan's Wau - government
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
said Fatan was trying to carve out an Islamist state but added that his force included members of the notorious Lord's Resistance Army, a nominally Christian group that fought a violent insurgency in neighbouring Uganda and has launched... Read more
28d
The Star
Rebel, army clashes kill 43 near South Sudan's Wau - governmentsaid Fatan was trying to carve out an Islamist state but added that his force i
Rebel, army clashes kill 43 near South Sudan's Wau - government
The Star / Posted 28 days ago
said Fatan was trying to carve out an Islamist state but added that his force included members of the notorious Lord's Resistance Army, a nominally Christian group that fought a violent insurgency in neighbouring Uganda and has launched... Read more
29d
AllAfrica.com
From Joseph Kony's 'Wife' to Peace Advocate - a Woman's Journey to Reclaim Her Lifebecome the "wife" of Joseph Kony - one Africa's most feared warlords, infamous
From Joseph Kony's 'Wife' to Peace Advocate - a Woman's Journey to Reclaim Her Life
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
become the "wife" of Joseph Kony - one Africa's most feared warlords, infamous for his casual brutality, and leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, the violent rebel group better known as the LRA. Ms. Amony was rescued by the Ugandan military in... Read more
29d
AllAfrica.com
A Courageous Life After Escaping the Lord's Resistance ArmyUnited Nations — Evelyn Amony's bravery not only helped her survive and escape
A Courageous Life After Escaping the Lord's Resistance Army
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
United Nations — Evelyn Amony's bravery not only helped her survive and escape captivity from the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), but has made her an advocate for thousands of abducted women and children who face long term consequences after returning... Read more
29d
National Catholic Reporter
Orlando tragedy can serve as a teaching moment for Muslim AmericansThey are no more Muslim than any violent group who professes adherence to Chris
Orlando tragedy can serve as a teaching moment for Muslim Americans
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 29 days ago
They are no more Muslim than any violent group who professes adherence to Christianity is Christian, such as the KKK, the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda or the Oklahoma federal building bomber Timothy McVeigh. My family immigrated to the United... Read more
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The Star
Uganda says to pull troops out of Somalia by end of 2017two weeks ago concerning Central African Republic, where Ugandan troops have be
Uganda says to pull troops out of Somalia by end of 2017
The Star / Posted 1 months ago
two weeks ago concerning Central African Republic, where Ugandan troops have been helping track down fighters from the Lord's Resistance Army rebel group led by Ugandan Joseph Kony. Museveni, who is widely expected to seek another term in... Read more

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