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Ugandan Army Deploys Dogs to Hunt Kony

June 28, 2014 5:29 am0 comments
Ugandan Army Deploys Dogs to Hunt Kony

Bangui Saturday June 28, 2014-The Ugandan army has deployed dogs in its hunt for the reclusive Lord’s Resistance Army rebel leader Joseph Kony. The Ugandan army is part of the regional force that is hunting for the indicted Lord’s Resistance Army rebel leaders in the Central African Republic. In its latest effort the force has deployed a canine unit to help in tracking the rebels. Lt. Col. Paddy Ankunda the Army and Ministry of Defense Spokesperson confirmed to The Continent Observer that the army has deployed dogs as part of its effort in tracking the rebels in the jungles of Central African Republic-CAR. Ankunda explains the rebels have splinted into […]

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Kony Resumes Attack in CAR

February 12, 2014 7:06 pmComments Off on Kony Resumes Attack in CAR
Kony Resumes Attack in CAR

  Washington: Large-scale raids by the Ugandan rebel group, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), have surged in areas of eastern Central African Republic (CAR) under the authority of Seleka fighters who overthrew the country’s central government last March. According to a new brief released by the LRA Crisis Tracker project, LRA attacks in those areas of CAR increased significantly in 2013 and the group may be using looting raids there to resupply Kony and other senior commanders. “The deteriorating security and human rights situation in CAR could prove to be a lifeline for Kony,” said Paul Ronan, director of The Resolve. “International leaders must take urgent action to stabilize the […]

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