Central Africa fears return of LRA after hunt for Joseph Kony ends

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Decision by US and African allies to call off hunt for Lord’s Resistance Army leader may give fighters chance to regroup

The US and its African allies have called off their hunt for Joseph Kony, one of the world’s most wanted fugitives ,who is blamed for the deaths of at least 100,000 people and the suffering of millions more in central Africa.

Kony leads the Lord’s Resistance Army and has a $5m (£3.9m) price on his head. He was one of the first people the international criminal court in The Hague indicted for crimes against humanity.

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