LRA

Annan names Special Envoy to help resolve northern Ugandan conflict

In an effort to bring a comprehensive political solution to the conflict in northern Uganda while addressing its wider regional ramifications, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has named former Mozambican President Joaquim Chissano his Special Envoy to help deal with the issue of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and its brutal 20-year-long rebellion.