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Mission to Pursue African Warlord Kony Is Declared Over

Rodney Muhumuza Wednesday, April 19, 2017

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's military announced on Wednesday it is ending its pursuit of internationally known warlord Joseph Kony, saying its mission "has now been successfully achieved" even though the rebel leader remains at large. The decision means the manhunt for one of the world's most notorious fugitives is effectively over.

Uganda has started pulling its forces from Central African Republic, which for years had been the base for troops chasing the rebels, military spokesman Brig. Richard Karemire said. ...

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