Army set to wipe out Kony
Publish Date: May 21, 2006
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By Abubaker Mukose

THE LRA armed conflict in northern Uganda has taken two decades to resolve due to Sudanese support, political influence by the Acholi leaders and the meagre defence budget for the UPDF to secure superior weapons, the Chief of Defence Forces has said.

Lt. Gen. Aronda nyakairima said, “These factors gave us demanding challenges. Now that we have overcome them, we are fighting to completely smoke Kony out of the northern territory.”

He was last week passing out 39 middle-level commanders, including one Kenyan navy officer, two Tanzanians and two Sudanese soldiers of the SPLA at the Junior Staff College at Gadaffi Garrison in Jinja district.

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