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AFRICAN UNION TAKES OVER HUNT FOR FUGITIVE UGANDAN LRA LEADER, JOSEPH KONY

UPDF troops trekking across the jungles of the Central African Republic in pursuit of LRA terrorists AFP 19 September, 2012 KAMPALA The African Union has taken control of a regional force hunting brutal rebel chief Joseph Kony across the central … Continue reading

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“HOW KENYA WON THE WAR” : WHY KDF STRATEGY IS SUCCEEDING IN CRUSHING AL SHABAAB (PT. 1)

STANDARD MEDIA GROUP Sunday, September 09 2012 By Peter Nguli The entry of Kenya Defence Forces into Somalia in October 2011 shocked the world; it was a case of a peaceful country up in arms after tolerating decades of suppression … Continue reading

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U.S MILITARY INVOLVEMENT IN UGANDA YIELDS MIXED RESULTS

Ugandan UPDF troops trekking in the forests of the Central African Republic in pursuit of the LRA VOICE OF AMERICA (02 Aug) KAMPALA U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be in Uganda Friday to talk with President Yoweri Museveni … Continue reading

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UGANDAN MILITARY FORMS BRIGADE FOR DISASTER RESPONSE

UPDF troops in the thickets around Afgoye in Somalia during the battle for the town, 24 May 2012 KAMPALA, July 31 (Xinhua) The Ugandan military is setting up a rapid response brigade for civil and military emergency operations during disasters … Continue reading

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SOMALI FORCES, AFRICAN UNION TROOPS CAPTURE AL SHABAAB TRAINING CAMP AT LANTA-BURO NEAR MOGADISHU

A Ugandan soldier engages an Al Shabaab ambush party from a Casspir MRAP while Somali troops watch MOGADISHU July 11 (Xinhua) Somali government forces backed by African Union peacekeeping troops on Wednesday captured Lanta- Buro village,the site of a major … Continue reading

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AMISOM FORCES PUSH AL-SHABAB FURTHER FROM MOGADISHU

VOICE OF AMERICA (05 Jul) BALAD, SOMALIA African Union forces in Somalia have pushed al-Shabab militants to the outskirts of Mogadishu, retaking several key areas in the past few weeks. African Union forces patrol the streets of Balad, Somalia after … Continue reading

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ANALYSIS: SOMALI REBELS BRUISED, BUT MAY DODGE KNOCKOUT BLOW – REUTERS

KAF Mi-171e helicopter in Somalia Tue, Jun 19 By Richard Lough NAIROBI (Reuters) Expelled from a string of strategic towns, cut off from revenue sources and struggling for its survival, Somalia’s Islamist militant group al Shabaab is steeling for an … Continue reading

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UGANDAN LORD’S RESISTANCE ARMY: UN CHIEF WARNS OF LACK OF RESOURCES IN KONY HUNT

Ugandan UPDF troops trekking in the forests of the Central African Republic in pursuit of the LRA REUTERS 15 June,2012 UN chief Ban Ki-moon has warned that an African Union and US-backed military force hunting fugitive warlord Joseph Kony and … Continue reading

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ELASHA AMBUSH OF THE PRESIDENTIAL CONVOY IN SOMALIA: UGANDAN UPDF AND SOMALI NATIONAL ARMY ON THE MOVE

A Ugandan soldier engages an Al Shabaab ambush party from a Casspir MRAP while Somali troops watch UPDF BMP-2 and Casspir bring up the rear after the ambush.Somali troops in red berets are in the 4WD

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PEACEFUL INTERLUDE IN MOGADISHU RAISES HOPES OF END TO SOMALIA VIOLENCE

Ugandan AMISOM troops and mine-protected vehicles in Mogadishu Freedom slowly returns to capital after Amisom troops beat back Islamist fighters The Guardian(UK) Fri 8 Jun 2012 Clar Ni Chonghaile, Mogadishu If there is a single image that encapsulates Somalia’s violent … Continue reading

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