BANGUI, Central African Republic, May 14 (UPI) -- A top lieutenant of the Lord's Resistance Army, known for its attacks on civilians and use of child soldiers, has been captured, Ugandan officials said.
OBO, Central African Republic, April 30 (UPI) -- African and U.S. troops made progress in a search for warlord Joseph Kony, who may be moving between Sudan and the Central African Republic, an official said.
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, April 12 (UPI) -- Members of the international community are "very concerned" about attacks attributed to the Lord's Resistance Army in central Africa, a U.N. envoy said.
ABUJA, Nigeria, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Oil-rich Nigeria is gripped by an escalating uprising by Islamist militants that has triggered massacres of Christians, including a Christmas Day suicide bombing blitz, which the federal government seems unable to contain.
NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Five years after Ethiopia invaded Somalia, Kenya has sent troops into its lawless neighbor with a similar objective: setting up a buffer zone to block Somalia's jihadists.
BANGUI, Central African Republic, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan and Uganda plan a joint offensive against the Lord's Resistance Army, officials say.
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