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When bad reporting mirrors the thing it wants to criticise

The documentary film, The American Crusade in Africa, on Kony 2012 is a lesson in how not to fight simplification with more simplification.

‘Now people call me a killer’: Abducted at nine to be a girl soldier

Take a look at life after war for the women abducted by Ugandan rebel Joseph Kony.

ICC to try Ugandan LRA rebel commander

Dominic Ongwen, Lord's Resistance Army chief and aide to warlord Joseph Kony, faces charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity at the ICC.

Northern Uganda’s return to peace spurs foreign investment

Multinationals such as Total and Citadel have been exploring investment in oil, electricity and railways now that the region has stablised.

CAR insists president is in talks with war lord Kony

The CAR's president has insisted he has been negotiating with Joseph Kony after Washington rubbished claims that Kony was involved in any talks.

Could crowd funding be the answer to hunting down Joseph Kony?

Can you crowd fund the hunt for a war criminal on the run deep in Africa's jungles?

LRA poach ivory as hunt for Kony intensifies

LRA rebels are killing elephants for ivory to raise cash as an international hunt for their leader intensifies, say diplomats and activists.

Questions swirl around hunt for Kony

Foot soldiers hunting alleged Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony are starting to ask difficult questions like: Is it possible he is dead?

UN pushes for tougher action against Uganda rebels

The UN Security Council says tougher action is needed from peacekeepers against the Lord's Resistance Army rebels in Uganda.

Aid groups fear Christmas massacre in Central Africa

An alliance of 19 international aid organisations on Tuesday called for more to be done to prevent another Christmas massacre by rebels from the LRA.

South Sudan beefs up against Ugandan rebels

South Sudan is to provide community militia groups with weapons to fight the brutal Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army.

HRW: Uganda rebels continue to recruit child soldiers

A notorious Ugandan rebel group abducted hundreds of villagers, including children, in the CAR and the DRC and forced them to fight, HRW has said.

UN alarmed at Ugandan rebels’ killing spree

The United Nations refugee agency expressed alarm on Friday that "murderous" Ugandan rebels are mounting increasingly brutal attacks.

DRC rejects report of LRA massacre

The DRC on Tuesday dismissed Human Rights Watch charges that Ugandan rebels had killed about 300 people in December.

Uganda rebels deny mass killings in north-east DRC

Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army said on Monday a report that its members killed hundreds of villagers in the DRC late last year was fabricated.

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