Obo (Central African Republic)

Type: City
Name: Obo (Central African Republic)
Country: Central African Republic
Latitude: 5.39
Longitude: 26.49
population: 14,038
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

14 return from LRA rebel captivity

KampalaEight children and six women abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army rebels 11 years ago have surrendered to the Congolese forces in North West of DR Congo, according to the UPDF.This comes after the army said yesterday that Joseph Kony, the LRA ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Gun rule holds sway in remote corner of CAR

The ethnic and religious conflict tearing the Central African Republic apart has largely spared the far southeast, but locals are still dealing with foreign troops, guerrilla groups, poachers and gem traffickers.The territory of Upper M'bomou, caught ... [Published Channel Africa - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Rising Islamist violence in Africa key issue at Obama-hosted summit

US President Barack Obama will host an Africa summit in Washington this week. — Reuters pic LAGOS, Aug 4 ― Rising violence from brutal Islamist groups in Africa will be a key issue at an Africa summit US President Barack Obama is hosting in Washington ... [Published Malay Mail - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Canada Deports 20 Members Of Hungarian Human Trafficking Ring

HAMILTON - The federal government says 20 members of a human trafficking ring have been removed from Canada.The deportation was announced today by Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney in Hamilton, where the gang had operated.Blaney says 22 members of ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Kony's rebels change tactics to evade hunt

OBO, Central African Republic (AP) - Knives, ropes, tarpaulins, AK-47s, and gun lubricant. These are some of the items handed over to the Ugandan army by three fighters who defected last month from Joseph Kony's rebels, the Lord's Resistance Army, in ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Central African Republic: Central African Republic Situation Report- 28 March, 2014

Source: UN Children's FundCountry: Central African Republic, Uganda Highlights  The security situation remains tense in many parts of CAR, including particular hot spots in Bangui where Muslims continue to be under attack. There is also an increase ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 01 2014]

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"Helped by local people who act as trackers, they kill elephants, the last of the lions and rhinos, and the antelopes. Some have even left the southeast for the west in pursuit of protected species that have fled" he added

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14 return from LRA rebel captivity [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 12 2014]
Gun rule holds sway in remote corner of CAR [Published Channel Africa - Aug 08 2014]
Rising Islamist violence in Africa key issue at... [Published Malay Mail - Aug 04 2014]
Canada Deports 20 Members Of Hungarian Human Tr... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jul 22 2014]
Kony's rebels change tactics to evade hunt [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 19 2014]
Central African Republic: Central African Repub... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 01 2014]
Central African Republic: On the Radar: First L... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 06 2014]
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Central African Republic: Central African Repub... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 01 2014]
Source: UN Children's FundCountry: Central African Republic, Uganda Highlights  The security situation remains tense in many parts of CAR, including particular hot spots in Bangui where Muslims continue to be under attack. There is also an increase ...
Central African Republic: On the Radar: First L... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 06 2014]
Source: Invisible ChildrenCountry: Central African Republic THERE WAS SIGNIFICANT LRA ACTIVITY IN AND AROUND OBO, CAR BETWEEN JANUARY 26TH-30TH. This is the first LRA activity in Obo in at least fourteen months. Invisible Children’s CAR headquarters ...
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