On the hunt for Joseph Kony

Joseph Kony
Joseph Kony

Joseph Kony, a murderous warlord who famously chopped off the lips of those he regarded as traitors, worked well as a tool Ugandan leader, Yoweri Museveni, used to keep an increasingly restless nation in check. Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI spent time in the East African country recently and reports that a new generation immune to the use of Kony as a bogeyman, is leaving Museveni with few tricks in his bag

Last April, American Special Forces and a multinational army of African soldiers officially ended an intensive six-year hunt for one of the world’s most wanted warlords.

Kony, the bloodthirsty secessionist who kidnapped young children turning them into soldiers and his wives, unleashed a campaign of terror in northern Uganda killing more than 100,000, remains at large.

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