Is Joseph Kony No Longer a Threat to East Africans?
The Lord's Resistance Army's apparent ineffectiveness has been used as a justification for the Ugandan army and the US African Command to end a six-year hunt. However, major difficulties experienced by a mission described as "a wholly Ugandan affair" - poor funding, difficult terrain and continuous pursuit of a scattered of group of people who are always on the run - may have frustrated the hunt, writes Samuel Okiror for IRIN.
East Africa: End of Joseph Kony Hunt Breeds Frustration and Fear
IRIN, 26 April 2017
Uganda and the United States have ended a six-year hunt for elusive warlord Joseph Kony and his notorious Lord's Resistance Army. Read more »
The terrain doesn't favour the hunters.
The Ugandan Army's main objective was to kill Lord's Resistance Army Leader Joseph, Kony and since the rebel leader is still alive, questions abound as to why the mission was ... Read more »