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Clinton to make first visit to South Sudan during Africa tripupdated: Tue Jul 31 2012 03:42:00

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will this week make her first visit to South Sudan, a nation barely one year old that is locked in a bitter dispute with its northern neighbor, as part of a six-country tour of Africa.

U.N. chief warns African troops hunting for Kony short on food, equipmentupdated: Fri Jun 15 2012 05:15:00

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is questioning the effectiveness of the manhunt for fugitive warlord Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army, saying African Union troops are short on equipment, food and transportation.

Uganda displays captive Kony lieutenantupdated: Mon May 14 2012 01:23:00

Uganda says it has captured a top commander of the Lord's Resistance Army, the guerrilla movement notorious for its attacks on civilians and use of child soldiers.

The hunt for Joseph Konyupdated: Mon May 14 2012 01:23:00

CNN's Nima Elbagir, embedded with U.S. special forces, reports on the hunt for Joseph Kony in central Africa.

U.S. lends support in hunt for notorious African warlordupdated: Mon Apr 30 2012 04:10:00

The lush, green forests of central Africa have long been the playground and refuge of the continent's most-notorious warlord, Joseph Kony.

Obama continues efforts against 'madman' Konyupdated: Mon Apr 23 2012 13:16:00

President Barack Obama said Monday that U.S. advisers will keep trying to help Uganda and its neighbors capture Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army.

Senators invite Americans to sign anti-Kony legislationupdated: Thu Apr 19 2012 15:12:00

On the eve of a day of action aimed at an African militia leader, a bipartisan group of senators is inviting Americans to sign on as co-sponsors of legislation condemning Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army.

LRA slams Kony video as act of deceptionupdated: Fri Apr 06 2012 13:34:00

The Lord's Resistance Army slammed "Kony 2012" as a "clear act of malevolent deception and manipulation of world mass consciousness" in an 18-page statement believed to be its first response to the viral video spotlighting the renegade group and its leader, warlord Joseph Kony.

U.N. refugee agency: Kony's army attacks on the riseupdated: Fri Mar 30 2012 13:54:00

Critics of "KONY 2012," the documentary about a notorious Ugandan warlord that went viral this month, raised two key points: Joseph Kony no longer operates in Uganda, and his Lord's Resistance Army is much smaller than previously thought.

African Union beefs up forces to hunt Joseph Konyupdated: Sat Mar 24 2012 13:29:00

The African Union plans to deploy 5,000 troops to hunt down Joseph Kony, the notorious leader of the Lord's Resistance Army who is wanted for war crimes by the International Criminal Court.

Villagers in Uganda watch 'Kony 2012'updated: Sat Mar 24 2012 13:29:00

"Kony 2012" has been seen by millions, but Ugandans had never seen the video until now. CNN's David McKenzie reports.

'Kony 2012' flimmaker answers criticsupdated: Thu Mar 22 2012 05:40:00

CNN's Don Lemon talks with Invisible Children filmmaker Jason Russell and CEO Ben Keesey about "Kony 2012."

'Kony 2012' director suffered 'reactive psychosis,' family saysupdated: Thu Mar 22 2012 05:40:00

Jason Russell, who directed a documentary about a notorious Ugandan warlord that went viral, will remain hospitalized "a number of weeks" to recover from "reactive psychosis," his family said Wednesday.

'Kony 2012' director not on drugs or drinking, family saysupdated: Sat Mar 17 2012 18:04:00

Jason Russell, director of a documentary about a notorious Ugandan warlord that went viral, does not have a drinking or drug problem, according to his family, after the filmmaker was seen running through the streets of San Diego in his underwear.

'Kony 2012' director hospitalized after exhibiting bizarre behaviorupdated: Fri Mar 16 2012 20:57:00

The director of a documentary about a notorious Ugandan warlord that went viral after its release this month was picked up by police Thursday in San Diego after several people reported a man running through the streets in his underwear, screaming, sources said Friday.

ICC finds Congolese warlord guilty in its first verdict updated: Wed Mar 14 2012 13:45:00

The International Criminal Court on Wednesday found a Congolese warlord guilty of turning children into killers, marking the war crimes tribunal's first verdict in its decade of operation.

Opinion: After Kony, should kids decide our morals?updated: Wed Mar 14 2012 12:50:00

In June 1212, some 30,000 people, most of them children, massed in the center of France. This mob of Christian kids - remembered by historians as The Children's Crusade - was on its way to Jerusalem to liberate it from an infidel who, it was rumored, ate children.

Viral video sheds new light on Konyupdated: Wed Mar 14 2012 06:51:00

CNN's Brian Todd looks at who Joseph Kony is, and what the U.S. and African militaries are doing to track him down.

Opinion: Why Kony 2012 created the wrong buzzupdated: Wed Mar 14 2012 06:51:00

Let's give praise where praise is due. Invisible Children's Kony 2012 viral video campaign has done what no other advocacy organization has been able to do until now: capture 29 minutes worth of attention from over 50 million people worldwide.

Amanpour: Kony film helps to educateupdated: Tue Mar 13 2012 07:23:00

CNN's Christiane Amanpour says the viral Kony film sensitizes people to terrible atrocities across the world.

As criticism surfaces, 'KONY 2012' gains momentum faster than Susan Boyleupdated: Tue Mar 13 2012 07:23:00

By Friday, more than 70 million people had viewed "KONY 2012" or clips of it. Uganda was trending on Twitter and the blogosphere teemed with attacks and defenses of Invisible Children, the San Diego-based nonprofit group that produced the half-hour documentary about the notorious Ugandan warlord.

Joseph Kony victim demands justiceupdated: Tue Mar 13 2012 05:29:00

One of the abducted boys featured in the viral video demanding the capture of infamous warlord Joseph Kony is now a man and says the time for justice has arrived.

Group behind anti-Kony video rebuts criticism, urges public pressureupdated: Mon Mar 12 2012 22:41:00

Invisible Children, which produced a hugely popular half-hour documentary about notorious African warlord Joseph Kony, released a new video Monday to try to address criticisms about its nonprofit organization, its approach and its goals.

'Kony 2012' creators talk criticismupdated: Mon Mar 12 2012 22:41:00

Invisible Children filmmaker Jason Russell and CEO Ben Keesey address criticism about "Kony 2012."

'KONY 2012' viral video raises questions about filmmakersupdated: Mon Mar 12 2012 18:28:00

A controversial film about an African warlord and his army has spread to the far corners of the internet, racking up more than 70 million YouTube views and prompting a heated debate about the filmmakers and the effectiveness of their advocacy.

How Obama should stop Konyupdated: Mon Mar 12 2012 16:31:00

The viral Kony 2012 video has propelled the Lord's Resistance Army and its leader, Joseph Kony, into the world's spotlight and conscience. On YouTube alone, more than 56 million people viewed it in its first four days.

Joseph Kony: Brutal warlord who shocked worldupdated: Fri Mar 09 2012 12:04:00

If Joseph Kony wasn't the most wanted man in the world, he may be now.

U.S. sending combat troops to Africaupdated: Mon Oct 31 2011 10:49:00

President Obama is sending about 100 U.S. troops to Central Africa to help hunt down the leaders Lord's Resistance Army.

Five reasons why Lord's Resistance Army remains on the looseupdated: Mon Oct 31 2011 10:49:00

President Barack Obama announced recently that about 100 U.S. troops are being deployed to Central Africa to help "apprehend and remove" the elusive Joseph Kony and his top commanders of the Lord's Resistance Army.

U.S. mission in Africa will be short-term, administration official saysupdated: Tue Oct 25 2011 23:18:00

The current mission deploying approximately 100, mainly U.S. special forces to Africa will be "short term" and not open-ended in nature, Obama administration officials told members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday.

McCain: Lord's Resistance is barbaricupdated: Tue Oct 18 2011 07:22:00

Sen. McCain responds to Obama's decision to send troops into Africa to hunt the heads of the "Lord's Resistance" army.

Obama orders U.S. troops to help chase down African 'army' leaderupdated: Tue Oct 18 2011 07:22:00

President Barack Obama is sending about 100 U.S. troops to Africa to help hunt down the leaders of the notoriously violent Lord's Resistance Army in and around Uganda.

Lord's Resistance Army terrorizing people of Southern Sudanupdated: Sat Aug 28 2010 12:05:00

Albert Abuda might never see his children again.

Sudanese leader not invited to African Union Conference, Uganda saysupdated: Sun Jun 06 2010 17:37:00

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has not been invited to attend the African Union Conference in Uganda next month as he faces charges for alleged war crimes in Sudan's restive Darfur region, Ugandan officials said Sunday.

3 armies raid rebel camp in eastern Congoupdated: Mon Dec 15 2008 14:44:00

Three African armies launched a raid on a rebel camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the three armies announced on Monday. Uganda's Unfinished Peaceupdated: Fri Apr 25 2008 11:35:00

Fearsome guerrillas mysteriously withdraw from a drawn-out and controversial reconciliation pact, raising the specter of more horrific violence

Ugandan peace deal looms as rebels, rulers sign cease-fireupdated: Sun Feb 24 2008 13:08:00

The Ugandan government has signed a cease-fire with a rebel group to end a 22-year war that has killed thousands of people and displaced more than 1 million.

Africa's forgotten conflictsupdated: Mon Nov 13 2006 05:15:00

United Nations humanitarian chief Jan Egeland was in Uganda on Sunday to meet Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, a rebel group responsible for an insurgency that has cost tens of thousands of lives and displaced nearly two million people.

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